Gallery Artists > Jacobo De La Serna Biography :

Jacobo De La Serna (b. 1965)  Artworks >>

• Born & raised in Northern New Mexico • Principal works are ceramic sculpture (most notably, micaceous clay pottery) and oil on canvas or panel. • Studied art at Instituto de Bellas Artes (Granada, Spain), Sanchez Conservation (Santa Fe), Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe), Osona Gallery and Studio (Santa Fe), and Santos of New Mexico (Santa Fe). • Mr. De la Serna is internationally recognized as a Master Artist/Instructor for his expertise in New Mexican Spanish Colonial Iconography and Spanish and Native American pottery techniques. • He restores and conserves New Mexican Colonial religious art and artifacts and WPA period pieces for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is also involved in the conservation and restoration of religious icons and primitive ceramics of New Mexican, Central, South American and Western European origins for the southwestern regional membership of the Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association and various private collectors. • His work has won numerous Awards, including… First Place, Spanish Market - Gesso Relief, 1995 Spanish Colonial Arts Society Purchase Award, Spanish Market - Ceramics, 1997 Best of Show, Taylor Museum, Indian & Spanish Market - Traditional Hispanic Ceramics, 1999 SCAS Purchase Award, Spanish Market - Ceramics, 1999 City of Santa Fe Mayoral Award of Recognition, 1999 Distinguished Artist Award, Judges Choice, Spanish Market - Ceramics 2000 State of New Mexico Certificate of Recognition, Secretary of State, 2000 Hispanic Heritage Award - Contributions/Achievement "Casitas" Revival Ceramics, 2003 First Place, Spanish Market - Pottery, 2005 - 2009 New Mexico State Legislative Recognition - 2005 Source

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