Exhibitions, Lectures and Sales Events


October 4th - 20th
Inédito Design Week Mexico

September 10th - 15th
International Art Festival, Uzbekistan

August 31 - October 12
Solo Exhibition at Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai CA
Opening Reception and a Special Sales Event: Saturday, August 31 from 2 pm - 5 pm
Gallery Talk: Saturday, August 31 at 4 pm

July 12th, 13th, 14th
International Folk Art Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

June 22nd
Textile Museum at The George Washington University Museum, Washington, DC
Lecture: Natural Dyes in the Weavings of Oaxaca, Mexico

May 29th
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Los Angeles, California
Artist Talk: Porfirio Gutiérrez

May 18th,19th, 21st
Peabody Museum at Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts
Natural Dyes Workshop: An Introduction to Cochineal Insects
Lecture: Preserving Zapotec Weaving Practices

Apr 5th — Jun 16th
Man of Two Worlds, solo exhibition San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Thursday, June 6 at 12 pm: Art at High Noon lecture & exhibition tour with Porfirio Gutiérrez.
June 6 to 8, 11 am to 5 pm: Weaving Demo and Sale event


“Exodus” – October 21 - Nov 30
Two-person exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Sales event and demonstration: Nov 15 - 16
Lecture: evening of Nov 15th

“Ka Duu” – Screening Aug 12 - 19
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM
Documentary by the Smithsonian Institution

“Ka Duu” – Screening Feb 21
Mother Tongue Film Festival
Smithsonian, Washington D.C.
Documentary by the Smithsonian Institution

“Ritual de los Sueños”
Solo exhibition at the Textile Museum of Oaxaca
Oaxaca, México
October 11, 2017 - January 07, 2018

Sustainability to Dye for: Preserving Zapotec natural dyeing tradition
Lecture, International Folk Art Market
Santa Fe, New Mexico


Traditional Zapotec Dyes: Surviving in the Modern World
Lecture, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

“Cycle of Life” 
Solo exhibition at Cam Gallery, Carnegie Art Museum
Oxnard, California
June 3 - August 21

The Art of Hand Made 
Lecture, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
July 13 - 15
Museum Hill, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Traditional Techniques: Preservation in the Modern World 
Lecture, Mingei International Museum
San Diego, California

International Master Artisan Gallery
International contemporary furniture fair
(juried show for contemporary artisanal design)
New York City, New York

Innovation Within Traditional Folk Art 
Lecture, De Young Museum
San Francisco, California


Bring it Home – Artists Reconnecting Cultural Heritage (lecture)
with Community Panel discussion with artists in the National Museum of the American Indian’s Artist Leadership Program
National Museum of the American Indian
Washington D.C.

10th International Shibori Symposium and Exhibition
Contemporary Art of Shibori and Ikat
Centro de las Artes, San Agustín
Oaxaca, México

Focus on the Masters Artist Spotlight: "A Conversation with Porfirio Gutiérrez" 
Lecture, oral history and video documentation of Porfirio's life work
Ventura, California

Inter Woven
The Fabrics of Art, Life, and Tradition Across Continents
Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College
Fresno, California

Art and Spirit
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Traditional Art in a Modern World 
Lecture, Bowers Museum
Santa Ana, California

Manos y Alma de Oaxaca
Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
México City, México

Tierra de Dioses Inmortales
Casa de la Cultura
Puebla, México


Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Art
World Award for the most outstanding traditional art and culture
This traveling exhibit was shown in London, Egypt, USA, Norway, Denmark, and Canada (2015 through 2017).

Preserving the Weaving Traditions of Zapotec Artisans 
Lecture, Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Art
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California


El Camino del Sol
Centro Cultural Itchimbia
Quito, Ecuador


Intercontinental Biennial of Indigenous Art
Spence Gallery
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Earth Tones
WAV (Working Artists Ventura)
Ventura, California

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
Museum Hill, Santa Fe, New Mexico


National Museum of the American Indian
Smithsonian Institution
Washington D.C.

Threads of Life
Museum of Ventura County
Ventura, California

From Folk Art to Fine Art
Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Ancient Natural Dyeing Methods in Teotitlán del Valle 
Lecture, Ventura Museum
Ventura, California

Bienal de Artes Indigenas Contemporaneo
Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
México City, México

La Magia del Tejido / The Magic of Weaving
Mexican Consulate
Oxnard, California


Masters of Mexican Folk Art
Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts
Alta Loma, California

The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weaving 
Lecture, Friends of Mexican Art
Phoenix, Arizona


American Indian Arts Marketplace
Autry National Center
Los Angeles, California


Common Threads
Hillcrest Center for the Arts
Thousand Oaks, California