Hella Broeske Shattuck
(1906 - 1994)
Hella Broeske Shattuck was active/lived in New Mexico, South Dakota. Hella Shattuck is known for landscape, pueblo figure and genre painting.
Biography Hella Broeske Shattuck
During Hella Broeske Shattuck's 50-year artistic career in New Mexico she was widely admired and honored for her interpretations of Native American, Hispanic, and New Mexican society and culture. As part of Mabel Dodge Luhan's artistic circle, Shattuck's work represents the style characteristic of that period landscapes celebrating the luminescent light and color of the region as well as intimate depictions of local customs, festivals and landmarks. Shattuck's love and admiration for the people and landscape of Northern New Mexico is evident throughout her work.
Shattuck was born in Frederick, South Dakota on July 4, 1906. Her parents were both Finnish immigrants and her father, Rev. Peter Keranen, served as a pastor in the Finnish E
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