Indian Pueblo Cultural Center picks sculptor for 40th-anniversary artwork

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center has selected an artist to create a display marking its 40th anniversary. Sculptor Upton S. Ethelbah Jr. teamed up with local welder Joe Craig Doyle to create ‘Pueblo Matriarch,’ a steel sculpture inspired by a Santa Clara Pueblo and White Mountain Apache regalia and advances.


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Pueblo Matriach will stand 20 feet tall and it will include symbols of corn, cloud, rain lightning and the water serpent ‘Avanyu.’

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