Melanie A Yazzie
Melanie A. Yazzie is active/lives in CO, Arizona. Melanie Yazzie is known for Navajo theme printmaking, painting, sculpting, ceramics, installation art.
Biography Melanie A. Yazzie
Melanie Yazzie (born 1966) is a Navajo sculptor, painter and printmaker. Yazzie was born in Ganado, Arizona in 1966. She is Navajo of the Áshiihí, born for Tó Dich'íinii. She grew up on the Navajo Nation.
She first studied art at the Westtown School in Pennsylvania. Yazzie earned a BA at Arizona State University in 1990 and an MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993.
Melanie Yazzie works a wide range of media that include printmaking, painting, sculpting, and ceramics, as well as installation art. Her art is accessible to the public on many levels and the main focus is on connecting with people and educating people about the contemporary status of one indigenous woman and hoping that people can learn from her ex
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