About Manjar Ceramics
Reinterpreting Traditional Mexician Pottery
Manjar, meaning nectar in Spanish, was, therefore, chosen as intersection between our happy memories being raised Mexican and our passion with pottery.
Manjar (Pronounced in Spanish) Ceramics was first created as continuation to both our perception of art. We both were school trained in 2-dimensional art but later found passion in ceramics. Alejandra's first teaching job asked her to teach ceramics. Being that both our preferred medium was painting, we decided to get a wheel and learn as much as possible in order for her to teach ceramics correctly. Slowly ceramics began to be our passion learning as much as possible in order to be better potters. The material might have changed but our philosophy regarding art hasn't. We believe art is correlated to experience, and therefore we fuse each owns upbringings and our current daily life with ceramics. We both recall vibrant colors all over our own houses whether they were in intricate dishes or in textiles. These colors and shapes have been part of our lives and we now we want our pottery to become part of your home.
her own roots and her own culture for the first time. Looking back at her own culture, and drawing inspiration from traditional Mexican pottery, she began to develop a new style that referenced her own history from both a cultural and uniquely personal perspective.