Son of O'Keeffe's chauffeur carves his own legacy in Abiquiu

Son of O'Keeffe's chauffeur carves his own legacy in Abiquiu

Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Leopoldo Garcia lives in the Abiquiu house built by his grandmother, which also doubles as his studio and gallery.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Since he was a little boy, Leopoldo Garcia has always been able to find faces in rocks and wood. This carved cottonwood log contains two blue faces and, like all of his carvings, it comes with its unique story.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Death, represented by a carved skeleton, wears a top hat and plays a violin.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Artist and carver Leopoldo Ernesto Garcia was born in Abiquiu. He recalls its most famous resident, Georgia O’Keeffe, as being very generous — and sometimes very strict.

Son of O'Keeffe's chauffeur carves his own legacy in Abiquiu

Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Leopoldo Garcia lives in the Abiquiu house built by his grandmother, which also doubles as his studio and gallery.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Since he was a little boy, Leopoldo Garcia has always been able to find faces in rocks and wood. This carved cottonwood log contains two blue faces and, like all of his carvings, it comes with its unique story.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Death, represented by a carved skeleton, wears a top hat and plays a violin.
Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford
Artist and carver Leopoldo Ernesto Garcia was born in Abiquiu. He recalls its most famous resident, Georgia O’Keeffe, as being very generous — and sometimes very strict.
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