Anthony Chee Emerson
Anthony Chee Emerson is active/lives in New Mexico. Anthony Emerson is known for stylized Indian figure, animal.
Biography Anthony Chee Emerson
Of Navajo ancestry, Anthony Emerson does figurative painting of persons reflecting his culture. He also paints stylized landscapes and animals and some abstractions. His paintings are narrative and reflect a life that he had to learn about because he grew up in Los Angeles in an ethnically mixed neighborhood that was a long way from the Four Corners area. However, his parents exposed him to his native ways.
In 1972, when he was nine years old, the family returned to the Southwest, and Emerson was sent to a boarding school in Gallup, where he learned about his own people. He developed a love of art and studied the subject at the University of New Mexico and later at San Juan Community College. The artwork of Marc Chagall and Pablo Pic
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