Eric Mindling has lived and worked in Oaxaca, Mexico, since 1992. He operates a tour company, Traditions Mexico, offering culturally intimate experiences for adventurous travellers. His 2010 book, Fire and Clay, a pioneering book about Oaxacan pottery, has been published in three languages. Eric was recognised in 2015 for his photography, taking an award with London-based, Survival International, as well as being a finalist in the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Aspen Institute.
"Nothing like this exists in Mexico or the world. It is a jewel of a textile registry, but done artistically, with sensitivity, with ingenuity, and with love." Ana Paula Fuentes, founding Director, Museo Textil de Oaxaca"