Lynn Quam is a well known Zuni carver, mostly of buffalo or bison fetishes made from malachite, turquoise, wild horse marble and picasso marble. Lynn adorns his attractive buffalo with horns sometimes made of fossilized ivory and turquoise. Lynn’s mother, Annie Gasper Quam was a well known jeweler and fetish carver who died in 2001. His aunt, Ellen Quandalacey, was the matriarch of the well known Quandalacey carving siblings. Lynn lives at Zuni Pueblo with his wife, Jayne Quam who is a Navajo fetish carver.
Source: Penfield Gallery of Indian Arts