Proud of his multicultural ancestry, Lawrence Vargas' inspirations stem from his rich and varied lineage. It is the influence of early Aztec Indian beginnings as well as his roots in Mexico, Spain and South America that emerge as a unique blending of cultures in his art. This 'mestizo' or mix of cultures intertwined with the faith and tradition of his New Mexican ancestry are reflected in Lawrence's distinctive, artistic style sought out by collectors the world over. Thus Lawrence proudly shares his enchanting reflections of history, culture, family and tradition with you through his art. His colorful art and style are reflected in these ornaments and votives.
Lawrence is a selftaught artist from New Mexico. His work represents a unique blend of the cultures found in the southwest. A skilled and multi talented artisan, Lawrence works from the spiritual inspiration interwoven with life experience. He is best know for his blackware pottery, harvest maiden series and storyteller figures and paintings. All of his paintings tell a story, with both personal and universal meaning.