Artisan Mercado History
History of Artisan Mercado/Historia de Artisan Mercado
The Artisan Mercado was born five years ago through the initiative of Mexican-born jeweler Claudio López and his wife Irma Orozco, who have an online store www.athenasilversmith.com and attend regional exhibits to sell their products. These events, apart from being quite expensive, are very general, as far as merchandise is concerned, and the couple was looking for a representative market for Latin art and crafts. After discussing concerns with Sylvia Orozco, the director of Mexic-Arte Museum, the three talked about having a specific place where Latino artists and artisans could display their work at an affordable price and sell...