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Carlomagno Pedro Martinez' Skull Sculpture in the Museo Estatal de Arte Popular Oaxaca (MEAPO)

Profile of Oaxacan Artisan Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

The artisanal traditions of Mexico have evolved over thousands of years… perhaps nowhere is this more evident that in the state of Oaxaca. It has produced a long-standing tradition of both fine art and handicrafts. One of these artisans, Carlomagno Pedro Martinez…

What is a Professional Artist?

A professional artist has specialised training and skills in the visual arts (although not necessarily from colleges or universities), is committed to devoting time to artistic activities, and is actively selling their work. However, being a professional artist involves quite a bit more…