This gorgeous hand carved and painted Otter stands at 10.5″ tall, 3.5″ long, and 6″ wide.
Arsenio Morales is an Oaxacan wood carving artist. San Martin Tilcajete in Oaxaca is one of the most famous villages in Oaxaca. Mainly known for the traditional wood carvings. An example of Arsenio’s unique style is the use of marbles for eyes and the elongated features in his carvings. Arsenio’s wood carvings evoke a feeling of joy and playfulness because of their vibrant colors and fantastical surreal features such as elongated ears. In short, Arsenio’s work is a great representation of the happiness in Mexican folk art.
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