Lance Yazzie is active/lives in United States. Lance Yazzie is known for sculpture.
Biography Lance Yazzie
Sculptor Lance Yazzie has been sculpting since he was a young boy. At thirteen, Yazzie began carving traditional Native American fetish designs, and by sixteen, he had advanced to "table fetishes" sculptures, which can be up to twenty inches long.
Today, his fetishes are sleek and his surfaces remarkably refined; they are carved from stones ranging from orange translucent alabaster to marble to limestone. Protection, wisdom and strength are reoccurring themes that are associated with "the bear" a frequent subject in Yazzie's carving. "All tribes have their won interpretation of the animal's significance. I humbly offer my sculpture in the hopes of having created a modern design from an ancient idea. This is wh
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