Art and Ecology: Beyond Green, Mexico

  • Students on the balcony of the La Ceiba Grafica center taking a break between printmaking classes.

  • Students learn how to make color pigments from local natural resources in the courtyard of their center's printmaking studio at La Ceiba Grafica in Mexico.

  • Demonstration and making of natural pigments from local natural resources at the courtyard of La Ceiba Grafica in Mexico.

  • Students work on demonstration and making of natural pigments from local natural resources at La Ceiba Grafica in Mexico.

  • Demonstrations and making of moku hanga, which is Japanese wood block printmaking at La Ceiba Grafica in Mexico

  • Student Megan Price makes her own tokibo brush from a banana plant.

  • A master printmaker at La Ceiba Grafica shows students how to make a tokibo brush using a banana plant.

  • Students Gladys Pasapera (left) and Katherine Bentley make tokibo brushes from banana plants.

  • Students work on a lithography lesson on their local marble stones.

  • Master printmaker and instructor Per Anderson helps students with their lithography process on local marble stone.

  • Master printmaker and instructor Per Anderson helps students with their lithography process on local marble stone.

  • Master printmaker and instructor Per Anderson helps students with their lithography process on local marble stone.

  • Master printmaker and instructor Per Anderson helps students with their lithography process on local marble stone.

  • Student Gladys Pasapera browses goodies at a 110-year old bakery in Coatepec's Park in Coatepec.

  • Students standing in front of a basilica in Xico after drawing class and before dinner.

  • Students standing in front of a basilica in Xico after drawing class and before dinner.

  • Student Brittany Brennan works on a local marble stone lithography project.

  • Students take a field trip to the anthropology museum in Xalapa, the second largest anthropology museum in Mexico.

  • Students take a tour of the Diego Rivera Contemporary Art Gallery in Xalapa.

  • Students on the way to the anthropology museum in Xalapa.

  • Group shot of students, staff and faculty at La Ceiba Grafica by the La Ceiba tree.

  • Students, staff and faculty at La Ceiba Grafica under the La Ceiba tree.

  • Students making moku hanga, Japanese wood block printmaking in the wood block print shop at La Ceiba Grafica.