Mateo Romero is active/lives in New Mexico, California. Mateo Romero is known for modernist mixed-media landscape painting.
Navajo Self Portrait #2
Biography Mateo Romero
• Native American Heritage - Cochiti
• Raised in Berkeley, CA
• Principal works are mixed media on canvas or panel.
• Attended the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), Dartmouth College, the University of New Mexico and the School of American Research.
• In 2008, Mateo was the poster artist for the SWAIA Indian Market poster.
• His abstract compositions deal with family stories, cultural scenes and the contemporary Native experience.
• "These paintings reflect a pattern of evolution and change. The images are powerful, imposing, juxtaposed with swirling, gestural paint marks and drips. Timeless, archaic elements of Pueblo culture are juxtaposed with contemporary abstract expressionist palette knife a
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