Crimson staff writer
Katherrin A. Billordo
Reunidos and Caída del hombre
“Reunidos” graphite/gold leaf drawing (left) and “Caída del hombre” terracotta incense holder sculpture (right).
“The Fall of Man.”
“The Fall of Man” close-ups prior to bisque firing and painting on the underglaze.
I was 15 when I first visited my homeland for the first time. My mother’s stories and media like “Coco” had familiarized me with aspects of my Mexican culture, but this didn’t compare to seeing it in person.
Arquitectura Mexicana Image 1
Hillside hacienda-style homes in Guanjuato. Watercolor and pen. 4 inches by 6 inches
Arquitectura Mexicana Image 2
Orizaba, Veracruz, also known as “La Ciudad de las Aguas Alegres“ (the city of merry waters).