Emiliano Abeyta

Emiliano Abeyta (1911–1981), also called Sa Pa, was a twentieth-century Pueblo-American painter from the Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo) tribe. From 1933 to 1934, he was an artist in the Public Works of Art Project as portion of the New Deal. Already an traditional artist by that time, he worked for the program out of the Santa Fe Indian School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Later, in the 1950s, his be active was share of the University of Oklahoma European Tours, for which the University's College of Fine Arts curated a buildup of paintings for the U.S. Information Service to exhibit across Europe. Abeyta's affect is in the long-lasting collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian and the University of Oklahoma.

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