(1946 - 2006)
Harry Fonseca was active/lived in New Mexico, California. Harry Fonseca is known for mod figure painting-coyote people.
Biography Harry Fonseca
A painter of ethnic symbols related to contemporary storytelling of his
19th century Maidu ancestors, a gatherer tribe of central California,
Harry Fonseca is known for what is described as primitive art. Both his
subjects and his methods are unique among his peers.
One of his
series called "Stone Poems," he made from yards of canvas and painted
with house paint brushes and oxide-red colors. In his paintings, he
frequently has coyotes, a subject he finds psychologically challenging
including the relationship to the trickster figure in Indian religions.
Other subjects relate to social-justice concerns, his sheer love of
beauty, and his reverence for certain religious figures including
meditations on Saint F
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