Patrociño Barela

individual, ENTITY.3358
Life Dates:
1900 – 1964
Mexican American
Artist Biography:
Patrociño Barela is recognized by contemporary New Mexico santeros as a master woodcarver and a source of inspiration. His cedar carvings are expressive of the rich Indo-Hispano heritage of Northern New Mexico. He has been called the Picasso of the West.