Salta, Argentina

Ariel Maidana

Leather Work

He was born on September 24 th , 1973 in Caldera, Salta. He had his beginnings in his hometown in 1997, having learned the craft on his own because he admired gaucho clothing. He moved to the city of Salta where he perfected his technique with the aid of several colleagues. His pieces have stood out at exhibits and fairs throughout the country. He participated in the Feria Rural of Palermo in Buenos Aires, in the International Handicraft Fair in Córdoba and in the National Creativity and Artisanal Design Show, among others. He’s been marketing his products since the year 2000.