OROPOPO is a husband and wife duo who make jewelry, bags and other leather objects in their Albuquerque studio, drawing from the iconography of the American Southwest.
Karole's professional background is in architecture and structural engineering. The OROPOPO name is from her birthplace on the coast of Venezuela. Grady is a native of New Mexico, a writer, and literary editor; he has specialized in desert literature and its aesthetics. Together, they refine a narrative that associates site and culture with contemporary technology.