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DIY Dia de los Muertos Pennant Banner - Crafty Chica Design Team

I am so thrilled to share this project with you. I was selected to be a part of Kathy Cano-Murillo, also known as The Crafty Chica - Design Team for her new product release with Michaels. Kathy has always been an inspiration to me. I am grateful for this opportunity to blog and share what I created with her products. I chose her…

Added by Maria Sanchez on September 27, 2012 at 10:51am — 3 Comments

Photo-op with Mayor Ed Lee

Photo-op with Mayor Ed Lee

Ani Rivera, Mayor Ed Lee, me and assistant to Mayor Lee

Out Sunday, working …


Added by Martha Rodriguez on June 6, 2012 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

4th Chicana/o Biennial

From MACLA Facebook Event Page:

This is the NOW!

MACLA is pleased to announce its fourth Chicana/o Biennial, an exhibition and public forum conceived to take inventory of and invite…


Added by Natalia Anciso on February 12, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

El Mariachi Men's Jewelry Pendant

Many of the Wink fans often ask me for Men's jewelry, they are eagerly waiting for it.  Some have been following me since the beginning, six years ago, and can see how my work has evolved and developed.  Last December, one of those fans said: "the time has come for the Wink Dude line".   Wow, that was enough to get my creative juices going.

Designing men's jewelry is no easy task for me. In the past, I've only produced about handful successful designs.…


Added by Wink Artisans on February 5, 2012 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Vending at Illuminations - Day of the Dead opening celebration at SOMArts, San Francisco, October 7th

Trying to keep my activities local for selling my work. Just finished open studios which was great. New sales with new customers and sales with regular customers. All good. So happy. Vending at the Dia de los Muertos celebration at SOMArts, San Francisco. Opens tomorrow, Friday, October 7th from 6 to 9pm. Altars will be unveiled, arts and crafts sold, music and live performance. Can't wait     !…


Added by Martha Rodriguez on October 6, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Estudio Martita, Hipsta-Veras, ArtBistro interview and other news

Hi All.

Was interviewed last year by Christina Macres with the onlline artists site ARTBISTRO on my calavera series called "HIPSTA-VERAS." I based my paintings on the hipsters I see walking around the Mission District of San Francisco and gave them a calavera persona. Wanted to share the article and work with you.

Also wanted to mention that I am just…


Added by Martha Rodriguez on September 4, 2011 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

Catrina Skull, My Monday Project

Wow, it was a crazy Monday, running around dropping off kids at camp, hubby sick with a summer cold at home and all I wanted to do was time for me to work on my Catrina pendant prototype.  Here's what I was able to accomplish today.  …


Added by Wink Artisans on July 26, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

This is a special one, and you know it! THE PRIZE A Coqueta Day of the Dead Skull Necklace. The copper pendant has been hand-cut, stamped and soldered. It measures 1 inch wide by 1 1/8 inches long a…

This is a special one, and you know it!


A Coqueta Day of the Dead Skull Necklace.

The copper pendant has been hand-cut, stamped and soldered. It measures 1 inch wide by 1 1/8 inches long approx., it is flat and it features a red rose and sterling silver teeth. The…


Added by Wink Artisans on December 13, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS in SAN FRANCISCO; diversity in attendance



Added by Martha Rodriguez on November 6, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Come join us in the Mission! San Francisco honors Dia de los Muertos on November 2nd

All individuals, community members, artists, families are invited to view and participate in the yearly Dia de los Muertos event in San Francisco's multicultural Mission. The procession starts at 22nd St.and Bryant and the Festival of Altars, as usual, will be at Garfield Park on November 2.

Please bring flowers, photos, mementos, food and/or drink to place on the altars in… Continue

Added by Martha Rodriguez on October 28, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

My Hipsta-Vera series featured on ArtBistro

My new Dia de los Muertos series called Hip-sta Veras was featured on ArtBistro. Would love for you to take a look!

Added by Martha Rodriguez on October 19, 2010 at 9:38pm — No Comments

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SOMArts San Francisco Dia de los Muertos Event

I'm one of forty artists participating in SOMArts San Francisco, Day of the exhibit titled 'Visions at Twilight." The focus of this year’s event revolves around the theme of gentrification of San Francisco and the loss of culture and people being felt in the Bay Area now.This has been a difficult challenge for me as emotions run high on this theme and changes in the City come rapidly. I have looked for a sliver of hope throughout these changes…See More
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