Abad Eloy Lucero
(1909 - 2009)
Abad Eloy Lucero was active/lived in New Mexico. Abad Lucero is known for painting, furniture making.
Biography Abad Eloy Lucero
Abad Eloy Lucero (1909 - 2009) Cerrillos, New Mexico
Abad Lucero began his artistic career making cabinets for George Gormley's Tile and Pine Shop in Santa Fe in the 1920s. In 1933 he began teaching furniture making in the Taos Vocational School and later taught in Santa Fe, Mora and Tucumcari for various Works Progress Administration and National Youth Administration (NYA) programs. Among the many projects he worked on was the old Hilton Hotel in downtown Albuquerque.
While well-versed in traditional New Mexican designs and techniques, Lucero was equally inspired by other furniture influences.
Abad Lucero continued creating furniture well into his early 90s. He was also a talented painter
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