Armando Jimenez

Armando Jimenez the grandson of the master woodcarver Manuel Jimenez. Armando works with his wife and children. They carry on the tradition of naturalistic and colorful carving started by his grandfather. 

Armando comes from Arrazola, Oaxaca. The creation of traditional wood carvings has made this town famous. Copal is the name of the wood that is used to make alebrijes, it comes from the state of Oaxaca. The vibrant and playful colors are what identify Armando’s style.