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    Tammy Garcia (American, b. 1969)
    Fox Fetish
    Bronze plaque with polychrome
    5-1/2 x 12-1/2 x 1 inches (14.0 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm)
    Ed. 2/35
    Inscribed on base: Tammy Garcia 2/35

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARVIN ELKIN, TRUSTEE AT THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST


    In celebration of Women's History Month

    A member of the talented Tafoya family of potters from the Santa Clara Pueblo in New Mexico, Tammy Garcia lives in Taos with her husband. She works within traditional motifs but also incorporates contemporary images such as graffiti lettering and Chinese imagery. Garcia's exploration of bronze as a medium is best described in her own words: "I love working in bronze because I'm able to create on a much larger scale than I can with pottery. It gives me a sense of freedom, allowing me to experiment. I also love the variety of colors and patinas available to me-I'm always looking for new ways to use them." Garcia's pottery are in permanent collections and museums such as the Denver Art Museum, the Heard Museum in Texas, and the Autry Museum of the American West among others. She has won multiple awards for her pottery and most recently was the subject of a one-woman exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.



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    March, 2019
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
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