Renee Chavez

Renee Chavez is a Painter and Jeweler based in New Mexico. She is tribal member of Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico. She is currently working towards a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, majoring in Studio Arts with emphasis on Painting and Jewelry at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Renee Chavez is a studio artist. She creates a variety of work that include paintings, drawings, and jewelry. She works in portraiture using a wide range of medium such as ink, acrylic and oil paint. Her artwork is layered in symbolic imagery that include men, women and animals. She also works with small metals and fabricates in silver jewelry, bronze and copper. Her latest creations are wax cast rings and oil paintings of man and animals.