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Gilbert Atencio

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Printed at Southwest Graphics lithographic atelier once located in Scottsdale, Arizona during the early 1980's, Atencio depicts three (3) American Indian women balancing pottery water jars atop their heads while dressed in pueblo garments, wearing their traditional jewelry.

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Printed at Southwest Graphics lithographic atelier once located in Scottsdale, Arizona during the early 1980's, Atencio depicts three (3) American Indian women balancing pottery water jars atop their heads while dressed in pueblo garments, wearing their traditional jewelry.

About the Artist

(1930-1995) Gilbert Atencio was born in Colorado and raised at San Ildefonso pueblo in New Mexico, before going to high school in Santa Fe. He is a nephew of the renowned potter, Maria Martinez. In addition to being a painter, Atencio also applied his abilities to being a medical and technical illustrator.

His work is in major collections including at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, the School of American Research in Santa Fe, the Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Institute of American Indian Art and the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Gilbert Atencio is cited in Southwest Indian Painting by Tanner, American Indian Painting by Dunn, Pueblo Indian Painting by Brody, Biographical Directory of American Indian Painters by Lester, When the Rainbow Touches Down by Seymour, American Indian Painters A Biographical Directory by Snodgrass and the Biographical Directory of American Indian Painters by Lester.

Culture American Indian
Style Nostalgic American Indian
Medium Black lithograph on light grey hand-made paper
Edition 11/ 25
Paper size 25" height X 20" width
Signed "Gilbert Atencio" in graphite at viewer's lower right
Date of creation Circa 1980
Condition Good, not excellent due to creasing in margins (upper and lower).
Provenance Kr Ha
Atelier Southwest Graphics, their embossed chop at viewer's lower left
Other Works by Gilbert Atencio
Gathering Kindling with A Friend, Paintings by Gilbert Atencio Mother and Child Facing Yellow Butterfly, Paintings by Gilbert Atencio Sunface Dancer, Paintings by Gilbert Atencio
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