biografía de Pablita VELARDE (1918-2006)

Lugar de nacimiento: Santa Clara Pueblo, NM

Direcciones: Living in Albuquerque, NM in 1976

Profesión: Painter, illustrator, author, teacher, lecturer

Estudios: U.S. Indian School, Santa Fe, 1936, with Dorothy Dunn; Tonita Pena

Exposiciones: Denver Art Mus.; M.H. de Young Mem. Mus.; Mus. New Mexico; CPLH; Philbrook AC. Awards: Palmes Académiques, French Govt., 1955; grand prizes, Gallup Ceremonial, NM, 1955-59; New Mexico State Fair, 1959.

Asociaciones: Art Lg. New Mexico; Nat. League Am. Pen Women; Inter-Triban Indian Ceremonial Assn.

Obra: Commissions: murals, Maisel Bldg., Albuquerque, NM, 1940; Bandelier Nat. Mon. Mus., NM, 1946; Foote Cafeteria, Houston, 1957; Western Skies Hotel, Albuquerque, 1958; Denver Art Mus.; Gilcrease Inst.; Mus. New Mexico; Philbrook AC; State of New Mexico

Comentarios: Pueblo artist who toured U.S. with E.T. Seton in 1938; her work often depicts Pueblo dances and daily acitivites of women. Illustrator, cover of Indians of Arizona; author/ illustrator, Old Father, the Story Teller," 1960. Teaching: assist. art teacher, Santa Clara Day Sch., 1938; painting demonstrations, KOB-TV, Albuquerque.

Fuentes: WW73; P&H Samuels, 499; Trenton, ed. Independent Spirits, 157, 163-64."

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