“We do everything together,” said Montoya, “from the designs to the modeling and casting, but these days Leslie does the patinas.” “I learned from Luis,” Ortiz says, adding that while many formulas for bronze patinas have been known for centuries, she and Montoya have developed their own techniques, particularly for the little-used pastel patinas. Read Press Release here>
Touby’s multi-layered abstractions have been acclaimed in every corner of the nation as well as in prestigious galleries around the world, having been exhibited in such public venues as Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; America Haus and the Museum Fur Konkrete Kunst Ingolstadt, both in Munich, Germany; American Embassies in Algeria, Estonia, Jordan, Kuwait, Nassau, Paris, and Tunisia; Museum Of Realism And Atheism, Lvov, Ukraine; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; and Provincetown Museum, Provincetown, MA.
“Each of these artists offers the sort of unique, personal statement that I am constantly seeking in the art that I choose to exhibit,” said Virginia Miller, owner and director of Greater Miami’s longest-established contemporary fine art gallery, now in its 42nd year.
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