Gregory Lomayesva Hopi Folk Art Hand-Carved Wood & Mixed Media Mask 7 3/4" tall

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Hopi Folk Art Mask by Gregory Lomayesva; hand-carved wood and mixed media, hangs on a wall. Appox: 7 3/4" x 8 5/8" x 3 5/8 "
Gregory Lomayesva's career began the old fashioned way — with an idea and a pile of moxie. Dropping out of high school at the age of seventeen to pursue his art fulltime, he landed his first job as a gallery assistant at one of Santa Fe's prestigious showrooms. After a brief stint in Los Angeles where he continued to work for a local gallery, Lomayesva returned home at the age of twenty to begin his career. His cultural background now came into play. Of Hispanic ancestry on his mother's side and Native American -Hopi- on his father's side, Lomayesva began to reflect on his heritage and how it encircled him His introspection is evident in this fusion art. His woodworking pieces are bright and inventive and are a reflection
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