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Santos Motoapohua de la Torre de Santiago

b. 1942

Santos Dela Torre  Zacatecas 2000

Santos de la Torre is a Wixárika (Huichol) contemporary chaquira (beadwork) artist. Through careful attention to detail and color, his work protects and captures the Huichol world. The images used in his works depict myths, gods, natural elements, and ancestors particular to Huichol cosmogony. He lives and creates artwork within his native community of Santa Catarina Cuexcomatitlán, in the Sierra Madre.