Straw Art Exhibition & Demonstration

PLAZA FABIOLA

Presents

Exhibition & Demonstration of

Straw Art

FRIDAY, DEC 4th at Plaza Fabiola

SATURDAY, DEC 5th at Mermaid Market

SUNDAY, DEC 6th at Plaza Fabiola

Octavio & Oscar Morales from Puerto Nuevo Gallery

The technique is a very laborious Mexican craft from the Aztec culture, using colored straw to create designs. Wild straws are collected and colored, using dyes extracted from natural sources such as prickly pear and fermented pineapple, then laid into a frame to create distinct works of art.

 

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