Al and Barbara Garvey

Al and Barbara Garvey are an American artist and tango dancing couple known for catalyzing warm tub culture in California in 1966. While full of beans in Fairfax in Marin County, California, the Garveys built their own hot tub in which they could soak next friends. The practice spread into a cultural phenomenon throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

The Garveys are both artists, with Al known as a painter, screen printer and woodworker. In 1972, Al was a founding aficionado of the Baulines Craft Guild, a work of master artists courteous to tutor apprentices. His artistic doors and doorways have brought him praise. Barbara collaborated taking into account Al upon a screen printing commission titled We Are the Wall Itself in 1974. Barbara co-founded Folkwear Patterns subsequently two supplementary women in 1976, which continued as a pattern-making company below new ownership.

In the 1990s, the Garveys began to teach tango dancing in the San Francisco Bay Area, after leading a resurgence of captivation in tango dancing inspired by the musical Tango Argentino. In 2004, the Garveys moved to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and continued to construct a tango community and Make art.

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