Since the colonial times…they brought this technique (Cartonería)…as a part of religious ceremony, as a part of their way to evangelize to the town folks…

Gaby Marván

Cartonería Artist, Mexican Folk Art Collective

We connect with Gaby Marván, a paper maché sculptor working in the Mexican folk art tradition. We talk about the history of the craft and the start of the Mexican Folk Art Collective.

Check out the Mexican Folk Art Collective Exhibition at the Pump House September 13th – November 4th, 2023. 

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