The recipient of numerous awards, Lawrence Baca is one of the most important silversmiths originate in Santa Fe. The work of Native American silversmiths from the late 1800’s captivated him throughout his youth. He also felt a deep connection to the rough qualities of the old New Mexico Spanish Santos or religious images. His timeless and distinctive style, steeped in the history of two cultures, has a freshness that has inspired collectors and captivated visitors to Santa Fe for more than 25 years.
Lawrence’s vibrant wife Maria is integral to his effort and is an invaluable contribution to his artform.