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Juan Fuentes is a contemporary American social realist printmaker. Juan Fuentes was born in Artesia, New Mexico in the year 1950. Fuentes works with a goal of using art to inspire social change.

Fuentes earned a B.F.A. in painting and drawing from from San Francisco State University.

One artist that inspired Fuentes was Rupert Garcia.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

http://juanrfuentes.com/

Price range information: Sorry none available.

Fuentes has also created his own printmaking studio. The name of the studio is called Pajaro Editions.

In this clip a brief interview with the artist:

The artist has also taught at the San Francisco Art Institute. He has also taught in San Francisco County Jail Arts Program.

What a great example of a contemporary artist who has a great sense of line and draftsmanship on par with other great masters of the past such as Käthe Kollwitz or Rembrandt.

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