Felipe Horta. Wood Mask with Red Owl. Tocuaro, Michoacan, Mexico.
Felipe Horta. Wood Mask with Red Owl. Tocuaro, Michoacan, Mexico. Weight: 2 lbs., height: 15 in., length:16 in. width: 7 in.
Felipe Horta is dedicated to making masks from the young age of 12. Due to his desire to keep alive the traditions of Tócuaro, his native town, he is currently one of the most representative artisans in the State of Michoacán. His overwhelming creativity is reflected in his creations, fantastic beings and whimsical figures, carved in wood that are used in different celebrations in the region.