Katalyna Méndez, Tamaulipeca, was appointed National Artisan Coordinator

CIUDAD VICTORIA, TAMAULIPAS.- Tamaulipas Cultural Promoter and artist Katalyna Méndez Cepeda, was appointed National Coordinator of RENDART, the Network of Artisans of Mexico.

Katalyna Méndez, who is also a social activist, received on November 15, from Mexico City, the document that allows her to represent artisans in the north of the country.

The task of Katalyna, National coordinator, includes the States of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Sonora and Tamaulipas.


RENDART is a non-profit association that has supported the artisan sector for 33 years and has a presence in 86 municipalities in the State of Mexico, 13 states of the Mexican Republic and currently concentrates more than 20 thousand artisans.

Meanwhile, Katalyna Méndez said before the appointment that they will work very hard and very large and very good projects are coming for Tamaulipas and for the states it represents.

“In Tamaulipas we are a fertile land for culture and art; our identity has been forged by so many factors that have obstructed our development as a society more than we imagine ”.


Tamaulipas pride adds that crafts play a very important role in promoting and preserving culture, our identity, our land and our people.

Katalyna Méndez was born in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas and as a child she began taking painting and art classes.

Her passion for culture and social activism led her to form the Collective “Cultura Somos” together with a group of young artists from Tamaulipas.

The work and activism lead her to appear at the national level and she receives recognition for one of her projects “Pintando el Futuro”, an action that involved low-income children in the world of the arts.


RENDART is an association Founded by Virginia Peñaloza Rueda, a successful and outstanding woman, who has supported Mexican artisans for 33 years.

Since March 2020, Virginia Peñaloza plans to expand the Network of Artisans to the entire Country, in order to dignify the work of this group of society and tour Mexico to show their products, their uses and customs.

Congratulations to Katalyna Méndez and the artisans of Tamaulipas who will have one more opportunity to make their work known!



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