Artisan Mercado History

History of Artisan Mercado/Historia de Artisan Mercado

Claudio Lopez

History of Artisan Mercado/Historia de Artisan Mercado

   History The Artisan Mercado was born three 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...

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