Ana Pellicer

Ana Emilia Pellicer López de Llergo (born 1946) is a Mexican sculptor, artisan and jewelry maker. She is the widow of American sculptor, James Metcalf, with whom she established an important artist colony and school, the Adolfo Best Maugard School of Arts and Crafts, dedicated to the promotion of traditional coppersmith techniques in Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán, in 1973.[1][2] In 1986, Pellicer sculpted life size jewelry designed to fit the Statue of Liberty, including huge earrings, to mark the centenary of the statue in New York City and Paris.[3][4]

Pellicer is the sister of Mexican actresses Pilar Pellicer and Pina Pellicer.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dannatt, Adrian (February 17, 2012). "James Metcalf: US sculptor who led a community of artists and artisans in Mexico". The Independent. Retrieved February 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "James Metcalf and Ana Pellicer: Copper Artists in Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán". Mexico Cooks!. September 19, 2009. Retrieved February 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Ana Pellicer Forty Year Retrospective at Palacio Clavijero, Morelia". The Chilli Review. April 10, 2010. Archived from the original on September 27, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Dunning, Jennider (August 7, 1992). "From Aztec Dances to Chinese Martial Arts, the Joys of Cultural Confusion". The New York Times. Retrieved February 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)