Velino Shije Herrera (Ma Pe Wi), Design, Tree and Birds


Velino Shije Herrera (Ma Pe Wi), Design, Tree and Birds, c. 1930, watercolor on paper, 25.25 x 17.75 inches (Newark Museum of Art, Gift of Amelia Elizabeth White, 1937, 37.216)


The Pueblo Modernism of Velino Shije Herrera.

Additional resources:

This work of art at the Newark Museum

The Modernist-Inspired Watercolors of a Pioneering Pueblo Painter

Pablita Velarde’s Paintings of Traditional Pueblo Culture

Jessica L. Horton and Janet Catherine Berlo, “Pueblo Painting in 1932 Folding Narratives of Native Art into American Art History” in A Companion to American Art, edited by John Davis, Jennifer A. Greenhill, and Jason D. LaFountain (Wiley, 2015)

Cite this page as: Dr. Adriana Greci Green and Dr. Beth Harris, "Velino Shije Herrera (Ma Pe Wi), Design, Tree and Birds," in Smarthistory, March 11, 2020, accessed May 28, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/velino-shije-herrera-ma-pe-wi-design-tree-and-birds-c-1930/.