D. Andrew Rodriguez
D. Andrew Rodriguez is an artist from the Laguna Pueblo, village of Mesita, New Mexico who currently resides in Albuquerque. He has previously attended the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, new Mexico, where he studied scuplture under the tutelage of Allen Houser. He completed his Fine Arts degree "With Distinction" at the University of New Mexico.
Andrew's work is in clay relief and sculptures. He combines traditional firing and slip/stone polishing techniques into unique contemporary expressions of his Indian heritage. His images use the simplicity of line and form to create movement and subtle elegance.
His professional experience has been achieved through the following exhibits and shows from which he has been recognized for his excellence in the arts:
Andrew continues his efforts to expand the limits of clay in his artistic expressions, while maintaining the value of traditional techniques in producing contemporary and unique images.
His work may be seen at the Nizhoni Moses Gallery in Albuquerque, 326 San Felipe NW, Old Town.