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LIVING TRADITIONS: THE SCHOOL OF MARIO SANCHEZ

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Credits: Andy Thurber, Wayne Garcia

Mario Sanchez (1908-2005) was critically acclaimed as the most important Cuban American Folk Artist of the 20th Century, and lauded as Key West’s first wood carver.

“Red Snapper” by Mario Sanchez

With his distinctive low-relief paintings on wood depicting old Key West scenes, folk artist Mario Sanchez is not only one of Florida’s cultural treasures, he also passed down a tradition that lives on today. Featuring Wayne Garcia, Andy Thurber and others.

made possible by the Tom Majors Fund
sponsored by Key West Compass Realty

The Studios of Key West