Cultural Collaboration an Evening to Celebrate 16 de Septiembre

Mujeres Mercado10628556_933119813368685_1821100787893503167_n is pleased to announce a 16 de septiembre celebration in collaboration with the PLEASANTON HISPANIC CHAMBER of COMMERCEand Art On Main! Join us for food, art, music and a chance to hear SA’s first Poet Lauereate Dr. Carmen Tafolla! Come out for this free event and help us spread the word. We have LIMITED vendor spaces available. Please email us at if you’d like to participate.   Follow this link to see the official FB event page to learn more:

Confirmed artists include:

Hook Yarn Ladderimage is “taking crochet to new heights”.  I use natural fibers and colors to create items that are functional and bring joy.  Crochet is about experimentation with yarn, texture and geometry.  Each stitch is an expression of those elements.  I am exploring new combinations of fiber with other materials as seen in my frames and baskets.  I search for quality yarns at reasonable prices to offer well priced hand crocheted pieces with frames starting at $10, baskets starting at $20 to shawls and wraps in natural fibers $35 to $60.

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tk tunchez of  Las Ofrendas and co-founder of Mujeres Mercado.    Las Ofrendas are Spirit-Infused, hand-crafted, wearable art  & gemstone medicine pieces to adorn your mind, body, and soul!  Each piece holds its own symbolic meaning, and each stone is intentionally selected to support the wearers unique, personal journey. Pieces range from $15-$115.   Custom pieces are always available.



BarbacoApparelunnamed is a San Antonio-based, independent clothing line that offers unique designs for South Texans. Each idea, which highlights different aspects of Hispanic culture, is developed by the team and designed by Nydia. These vibrant graphics are then printed on soft, lightweight tees.

All shirts, which can range from sizes S to XXXL, cost $20.



Katrina Gorman Designs creates original works of art through the medium of unnamed-1fabric to inspire art lovers in an endless expression. It’s art you can feel. That is why our slogan is “Love is in the Art.”

Biography of Artist:

Katrina Gorman started sewing at the age of 9, and was encouraged by her family to pursue the arts at an early age. She began to explore her talent with merging the idea of art through fabric in 2001 by expanding her knowledge of freelance drawing and her love of sewing. Today she  continues to bring this self taught passion of life expression to art lovers everywhere. unnamed-2

Art Description of Items/ Art Price Range:

Framed Fabric Art               $40.00 – $600.00

Designer Textile Jewlery       $15.00 – $80.00

Fabric Greeting Cards          $3.00 – $5.00

Designed Fabric Tote Bags   $5.00 – $60.00


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Cristina Martinez of VeryThat and co-founder of Mujeres Mercado is from the South Side of San Antonio. Her works include mixed media, digital design, and handmade home accessories which reflect the pride she has for her cultura. Magnets: $3-5 Loteria Boxes $15 Tiles $7-25



unnamed-3Maria Lopez of Paint Conmigo. Born and raised in the West side of San Antonio I started Paint ConMigo last year so that I could offer kids as well as adults an alternative to their party

ideas and incorporate a mini art class.  My reward has always been watching them smile when they hold up their masterpieces or hearing a customer tell me how happy they are when I’ve completed a canvas for them.

In short, when people ask me about the gifts I’ve been blessed with I like to recite this quote, “Our talent is Gods gift to us. What we do with it is our gift back to God”.