Sanchez, Alex Biography

Sanchez, Alex Biography

Alex Sanchez is an award winning, third generation silversmith, from the Navajo (Water Edge Clan) and Zuni Clan.

Born in Mexican Springs, NM in 1969, Alex Sanchez was inspired and taught silversmithing, by his brother Myron Panteah, while Alex was studying Sports Medicine in his 20s. Petroglyph designs, such as animal, human and spirit symbols are the cornerstone of his work. They are created with heavy gauge silver, reflecting contemporary and traditional totemic designs.

He has been exhibiting and selling his work since 2001. His works have been presented at The Santa Fe Indian Market and The Heard Museum. He has received awards from the Red Earth Show in Oklahoma, The Gallup Ceremonial and Navajo Nation Fair.

Alex Sanchez is the younger brother of Myron Panteah and Brad Panteah. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.

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