Friday, March 9, 2012

Juan Silva the Artist

Juan Silva was born in Tapic, Nyarit, north of Gadalajara  Mxico. He learned the art of Tablas Votivas from his mother´s people the Hichol Indians. His abilities to depict the traditional tribal themes were soon recognized.  In 1976 he moved to Baja California were his traditional works soon came into demand. The enhancement of the ancient art form of the Huichol Indian portraying new objects has caught the eyes of many art admirers. Juan Silva lives and works in Rosarito Beach. &

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