New Works – oil & watercolor in San Francisco

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Location:
Sally’s Restaurant
300 De Haro St (x 16th St)
San Francisco, CA

dates:
May 1 – June 26, 2015
open Monday-Sunday

Featuring large new oil paintings and watercolors

La mona – calenda de Santa Cruz Amilpas, 3 de Mayo, 2015

Esta es la mona que hice para la calenda de la Santa Cruz Amilpas, el 3 de mayo, 2015.

This is the puppet I made for the calenda (street procession) for Santa Cruz Amilpas, May 3rd, 2015.

mona y pedroWikipedia:
“El mono de calenda es un títere gigante utilizado en las fiestas o calendas del estado de Oaxaca. Estos son controlados desde adentro por un bailarín, pueden tener diferente tamaños y normalmente están vestidos con ropa típica del estado.”

The mono is a giant puppet used at street processions or parades called “calendas” . They are controlled from within by a dancer, come in different sizes, and are usually dressed in traditional clothing of the state of Oaxaca.