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Percy Sandy

 (1918 - 1974)
Percy Tsisete Sandy was active/lived in New Mexico.  Percy Sandy is known for figure, animal.

Percy Sandy

Born at the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, his Indian name is "Kai Sa," meaning Red Moon.  He is also known as Percy Sandy Tsisete.  He married Peggy Mirabel of the Taos Pueblo, and they lived in Taos.  As a child at the Zuni Day School, he was told to paint and discovered he loved the activity.  At age 18, he took formal art instruction at Albuquerque and also studied at the Sherman Institute in Santa Fe. His goal as an artist became "depicting authentically the customs of my people. This, I hope, will be my small contribution to a great race," he said in 1940 (Snodgrass American Indian Painters).  In 1959, he was severely injured in an automobile accident and was basically unable to paint from then on.  He  ...  Displaying 750 of 948 characters.

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About  Percy Sandy

Born:  1918 - Zuni Puebl, New Mexico
Died:   1974
Known for:  figure, animal