Opening Friday

Paintings by Early 20th Century Native American Artists




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Admission: Free

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Adobe Gallery presents an exhibit and sale of art by early 20th century Native American artists—Pueblo, Navajo, Apache and others—who attended the Santa Fe Indian School in the 1930s and 40s under the tutelage of art teachers Dorothy Dunn and Geronima Cruz Montoya. There are paintings in watercolor, casein, tempera, gouache and oil, and additionally there are sculptures in bronze and stone, and pottery vessels in clay and pigment.

A few of the early 20th century painters represented are Allan Houser, Joe Herrera, Quincy Tahoma, Harrison Begay, Beatien Yazz, Fred Kabotie, Jose Rey Toledo, Jose Encarnacion Pena, Romando Vigil, Julian Martinez, Tonita Pena, Pablita Velarde and Guadalupito Sanchez. A few of the mid- to late-20th century artists included in the exhibit are Bob Hazous, Tony Abeyta, Helen Hardin, J. D. Roybal, Tony Da, Maria Martinez, Margaret Tafoya, Helen Cordero and others.

The exhibit opens on Friday evening, October 18th from 4 to 6 pm and continues through October 31st.