Mexican Ceramic Artist Serapio Medrano

Serapio Medrano

Serapio Medrano is a Mexican ceramic artist living in Tonalá, Jalisco near Guadalajara.

Mexican Folk Artist Serapio Medrano with his ceramic sculptures at his home in Tonala

Serapio is the son of Candelario Medrano, a famous ceramicist from the 1970s. Candelario was a pipe-maker who began making sculptures out of the clay he was using.

Portraits of mexican ceramic artist Candelario Medrano

These pictures of his dad hang in his home.

Ceramic sculptures by Mexican ceramic folk artist Serapio Medrano

Some of his brightly colored creations.

Serapio Medrano's painting table in his home in Tonala.

Serapio's painting table.

Serapio gives us a tour of his home and studio.

Serapio Medrano Mexican folk artist in his home studio

Serapio working in his open-air studio.

Collage in Serapio Medrano's art studio

Art that hangs in his studio.

Serapio Medrano in his art studio

Serapio Medrano with his brick low fire kiln.

Serapio and his wood-fired, brick kiln.

House of Serapio Medrano, son of Candelario Medrano.

Serapio outside his home and studio.

Ceramic sculpture of a nagual by Serapio Medrano. 

Serapio Medrano crazy ceramic sculpture

Two of his sculptures in the El Nual Gallery at Casa De Los Flores Bed and Breakfast.

Art in the courtyard of Casa de Los Flores, Tlaquepaque.

Art in the courtyard of Casa De Los Flores.

Shrine in Tonala, Mexico

Man resting in front of glass tile wall in Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara, Mexico 

Images of Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara, Mexico.

This blog post first appeared at Hello! Good Morning! 


  • I may have found a pottery train made by your father Candelario Medrano. There is no signature but I would love to know if he was the creator of my train. Thank you

    Pamela Estey
  • Are you on Instagram? I love this article on Serapio Medrano. My house in San Diego is inspired by Serapio and Candelario Medrano. If you do have IG my username is Timthefamous

    Tim Lowry

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