Gerald Shaw Benefit Exhibition of Wood Carvings Opens in Zihuatanejo

An exhibition of wood carvings of Gerald Shaw is now on display at Mezgaleria, on Rio Bravo 1 (on the entry road to La Ropa Beach). Gerald Shaw, an African-American originally from Boston, has lived in Zihuatanejo for over 50 years. Like many other African-Americans of his time, Shaw came to Mexico to escape the racism in the United States and to find more creative freedom.

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Shaw’s vast collection of wood carvings is inspired by his African heritage coupled with his time in Mexico.  All carvings are made of wood collected from the hills of Zihuatanejo.

A must to see!  Visit the gallery to see this spectacular collection.

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