Painted Earrings by Mateo Romero

$50.00

1 in stock

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Description

Miniature painting on wood earrings depicting an Eagle dancer with a blue background by Mateo Romero (Cochiti Pueblo). 2″ diameter; 4″ long with wire.

Artist

Mateo Romero
Photo of Mateo Romero Painting

Mateo was born in 1966. His father Santiago Romero (Cochiti) was a Santa Fe Indian School teacher and painter. His mother Cornelia was an anthropologist at UC Berkeley. Mateo grew up in Berkeley, CA and learned to draw by looking at comic books. He says that he started drawing by copying the work of Jack Kirby editions of X-Men. ...read more