Frank Brito

Frank Brito
Also Known as
Frank Brito, Sr.
Albuquerque, New Mexico 1922
Santa Fe, New Mexico 2005
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Frank Brito grew up in Santa Fe and worked as a plumber and plasterer. He always enjoyed whittling, but began to carve seriously in 1967 while recovering from surgery. Brito specializes in bultos (three-dimensional carvings of saints) and is also one of a growing number of New Mexican artists who carve images of animals.

Works by This Artist

ca. 1960s
paint on wood
ca. 1960s
carved and painted cottonwood