Jose (J.J.) Galicia

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Title

Jose (J.J.) Galicia

Subject

Artist; Occupational

Description

Profile of artist Jose (J.J.) Galicia

Person Item Type Metadata

Occupation

Metal Worker

Biographical Text

Jose Galicia, better known as J.J., was trained as a veterinarian but became a metal worker in commercial building construction after emigrating to the United States. He originally learned the technique of metal embossing, or repujado, from his mother and uses the skills gained through his adopted trade to mark out and assemble his elaborate pieces.

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Citation

“Jose (J.J.) Galicia,” Utah Folk Arts, accessed April 18, 2024, https://utahfolkarts.omeka.net/items/show/252.

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