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Miriam Garay Foranda

 (born 1952)
Miriam Garay Foranda is active/lives in New Mexico.  Miriam Foranda is known for portrait, Indian figure, abstraction.

Miriam Garay Foranda

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Miriam Garay Foronda
Taos, New Mexico 87571

Bachelors Degree, York College, CCNY, Jamaica, NY

Hispanic Art Council, 1997
Taos Community Art Association, 1997
Northern New Mexico Community College, 1997
God in The Arts Foundation, 1998, 1999
Big Sun Gallery, 1999
South Broadway Cultural Center, 1999, 2001
Espanola Valley Arts, 1999
South Broadway Cultural Center, 1999
Amigos Bravos, 1999, 2001
Taos Art Festival, 2000
Northern New Mexico Women Artist, Mexico Exchange, 2000
Ranchos Coffee House, 2000
Michael Vigil Studio, 2000
Names & Numbers Community Showcase, 2000 2002

God in The Arts Foundation
Hispanic Art Council

Private Collections in New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, and Canada

Artist Statement
First generation, born in New York City of Honduran ancestry, I am a self-taught artist.

As "Plein Air" painter, portrait, figurative and abstract artist, I enjoy painting portraits of indigenous people in ceremony, landscapes of the Northern New Mexico area on location and monochrome printing of abstracts.

Dreams and the land that surrounds me have inspired most of my work. The meditative state that I evolve into when I paint adds life and vitality to the work. What is inside of me, my spirit manifests the color and images onto the canvas. The introduction of monochromatic prints has given me a new dimension to the work, which in and of itself a splendor!

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About  Miriam Garay Foranda

Born:  1952
Known for:  portrait, Indian figure, abstraction