Aztlan known as the mythical homeland of the Mexica/Aztec people is thought to be located in the South Western U.S. (California/Arizona). As the myth goes the Mexica people where forced to flee from their homeland due to a natural disaster which sent them south into the central valley of Mexico. There according to an Omen they went on to establish one of the largest empires in the Americas with their capital being Tenochtitlan. The depictions of the Mexica’s history, religion, and daily life were beautifully painted in the codices, sculptures, architecture and other art forms they mastered.
This series is meant honor and to promote indigenous traditions by sharing our culture though art in a variety of traditional and contemporary mediums giving new and future generations an opportunity to learn about Meso American Indigenous Cultures.