Día de Los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos

One of the most important and significant traditions for the Mexican community around the world is the Day of the Dead, which currently represents the journey from the underworld of our loved ones to the world of the living, where for a few days, we prepare to receive...
Milwaukee PBS | Adelante

Milwaukee PBS | Adelante

Adelante #2206, Folk Art Collective Interview | by Patricia Gómez | Adelante | PBS Milwaukee.  On June 24, 2021, Paty Gómez from Adelante PBS Milwaukee, interviewed Gabriela Marván (Folk Art Collective) and Laci Sheldon (McIntosh Memorial Library, to talk about the...

La Crosse Tribune | Viroqua Library

By Angie Cina  McIntosh Memorial Library has teamed up with the Folk Art Collective to offer a variety of programming via Zoom that highlights work of folk artists in Mexico. The Mexican artists came together in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic to face their...
Morales and Marván Folk Art together

Morales and Marván Folk Art together

The summer was finishing and we couldn’t pass the opportunity to paint a mural inspired on Alfonso Morales Mexican cartonería (traditional pepier maché). With a well known phrase of Morales “viva la cartonería” we took two days to have fun on this...
Local Mexican folk artist honors murdered or disappeared women

Local Mexican folk artist honors murdered or disappeared women

Report and photos by GILLIAN POMPLUN | see complete news here: SWNews4u The grand opening of Marvan’s exhibit in Viroqua on Thursday, Oct. 1, drew Mexico’s representative at the Consulate in Milwaukee, Norma Sanchez Arellanes, to attend the event. Though it was a...