Lake Atitlan Artists Shop Details
Bringing Art and Culture Together, Jenna’s Art Gallery in Panajachel Lake Atitlan is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition highlighting the talented Lake Atitlan Artists.
Jenna‘s art Gallery will come alive with the colours and textures of Lake Atitlan Artists. The multifaceted exhibition will include oil paintings by the renowned Vásquez Mendoza family of San Juan La Laguna as well as paintings by Juan Francisco Guzman a native of Santiago Atitlan, Solola.
A key characteristic of these painters is that they infuse their paintings with a vibrant and colourful approach with designs connecting people, place and spirit.
Along with the painters of Lake Atitlan the art exhibition will also showcase products by leather craftsman Nicolas Pop of San Juan La Laguna. Using quality leather Nicolas has been fashioning beautifully handmade intricate handbags, totes, shoes, belts, backpacks, and wallets with genuine love, passion and care for over 15 years.
Lema’ Weaving Association of San Juan La Laguna will round out the exhibition with their beautiful traditional hand-woven and eco-friendly textiles using techniques and time-honored methods passed down through the generations, using natural dyes and organic cotton.
Jenna’s Gallery in Panajachel Lake Atitlan showcases the largest collection of unique and one-of-a-kind indigenous art in the region. Along with Jenna’s eclectic Lake Atitlan Art Gallery, owner Jennifer Bigman runs Jenna’s River Bed and Breakfast located next to the gallery. The property is located on Calle Rancho Grande across the street from the Porta del Lago hotel and offers the most amazing and tranquil rooms and gardens.
Nestled along the eastern shore of Lake Atitlan is the Cakchiquel Maya village of San Antonio Palopó offering spectacular views of Lake Atitlan. This small unspoiled picturesque village is known for its indigenous style of clothing (traje) and for producing the finest pottery and ceramics in Guatemala.
The pottery and ceramics that are created in San Antonio Palopó incorporates hand-painted unique indigenous designs in a range of colors and motifs that showcase the indigenous culture, themes, and motifs in a vibrant style.
All products listed in this store can be purchased on-line and will be shipped in packaged services depending on the product.