Hilaria Chavez Carrillo is a Wixarika (Huichol) from the ranch Naranjito de Copal, Nayarit. Hilaria learned her trade from her late husband Jose Benitez Sanchez; the foremost master of yarn paintings. During his last years, Hilaria worked hand in hand with the master. Jose Benitez taught her the importance of color. He also taught her how to create depth by combining and contrasting colors to create motion. Her artwork reflects her teacher’s classic style. Hilaria has her own unique color combinations and detailed symbolism.

Hilaria Chavez Carrillo