Lisa JonesMoore

Lisa JonesMoore

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Seattle, WA / I create and teach encaustic & mixed media art in the Greater Seattle area and beyond. I will respect "image ownership" and copyrights on Pinterest.
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Catrina Expo 2017. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Catrina Expo 2017. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Channeling my "inner Catrina".

Channeling my "inner Catrina".

San Miguel de Allende, 2017

San Miguel de Allende, 2017

Yours truly! san Miguel de Allende, 2017.

Yours truly! san Miguel de Allende, 2017.

Dia de Lose Muertos Catrinas! San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Dia de Lose Muertos Catrinas! San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Catrina Expo 2017, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

La Calavera Catrina is a 1910–1913 zinc etching by famous Mexican printmaker, Jose Guadalupe Posada. The image depicts a female skeleton dressed only in a hat befitting the upper class outfit of a European of her time. She is meant to portray a satirization of those Mexican natives who, Posada felt, were over embracing European traditions of the aristocracy in the pre-revolutionary era. She in particular, has become an icon of the Mexican Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

She is the grand dame of death and takes the spotlight during the Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos that takes place every November and The image of La Calavera Catrina, meaning 'elegant skull', is of a grinning female s.