Hyrum C Joe
Hyrum C. Joe is active/lives in New Mexico. Hyrum Joe is known for Indian genre, figure and history painting.
Biography Hyrum C. Joe
Inspired by his own Native culture, Hyrum C. Joe, son of sculptor Oreland C Joe, paints historic and contemporary scenes. He was raised in Kirtland and Shiprock, New Mexico, on the Navajo Reservation and took an early interest in art expression. He was the oldest of six children and much influenced by his father's art activity. After graduating from high school, he attended Mesa Junior College in Mesa, Arizona and took art lessons from Jim Garrison, "the best art instructor at the school."
Following graduation, he returned to Kirtland and took up figurative realistic painting, focusing especially on historical images of his tribal culture.
Hyrum C. Joe was awarded a Fellowship Award from the Southwestern Asso
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