Charles Badger Martin was active/lived in Arizona. Charles Martin is known for sculptor-Native American figure.
Biography Charles Martin
The following, submitted June 2005, is from Michael O'Brien who, as a friend of the artist's daughter, first met Charles Martin in 1972.
He worked several years prior to my meeting him as a carpenter. He had an accident at his place of work and lost the index, middle and ring fingers on his right hand on a circular saw. After surgery on his hand in which the remainders of the 3 fingers were removed, he did his own rehabilitation program by taping a hammer to his right hand (to support the thumb and little finger) and made a sheet-bronze sculpture which he set in front of his house at 2809 W. Roosevelt in Phoenix. The house there was his own design and was made by him.
Aside from the "Man of the Desert" and "Woman
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