Lawrence Baca

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
BacaLawrence
Lifespan
after 1962
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Metalsmith
Heritage
Hispanic
Medium
Silver;Gold
Biography
Lawrence Baca is a multi-talented, award winning jewelry designer, born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His design inspiration is defined by the strong Hispanic and Native American cultural influences. The common theme in all his work is a combination of Spanish Colonial Ecclesiastical with roots in the earliest phase of Native American old Pawn...Baca’s use of materials range from sterling silver to 24 karat gold. He also uses a wide variety of gems and stones to create one of a kind designs. There is no work like Lawrence Baca’s – the rugged splendor is pure joy, palpable. You simply feel lighter and happier in its presence. Collectors worldwide return to Santa Fe for his new works and people who see it for the first time are mesmerized by the depths of his heartfelt style. [Retrieved on 11/14/2017 from: http://lawrencebaca.com/about/]
Geographic names
Santa Fe
Related people/organizations
Dale Harris (taught by)
Arlene Cisneros Sena (worked with)