Richard Martinez

Richard Martinez
Also Known as
Opa Mu Nu
Ricardo Martinez
Active in
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico
U.S. States
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Artist Biography

Richard Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo) began to paint in 1920 and attended the Santa Fe Indian School where he took art classes with Dorothy Dunn. In 1936, he joined other artists who had attended the school in painting a series of murals for the school's student dining room.

Andrew Connors Pueblo Indian Watercolors: Learning by Looking, A Study Guide (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, 1993). Also available online at

Works by This Artist

ca. 1920-1930
watercolor and pencil on paper