The Well

The Well, 1993. Catherine Nelson-Rodriguez (Luiseño/Wailaki/Choctaw), b. 1953. Oil, ink, and collaged paper on paperboard. Museum purchase, 2009 (26/7248).

Catherine Nelson-Rodriguez (Luiseño/Wailaki/Choctaw, b. 1953) is a self-taught artist whose intimate paintings portray her personal history and members of her family and community. Her work has been exhibited at the Oceanside Museum of Art, the C. N. Gorman Museum at the University of California, Davis, the American Indian Community House Gallery in New York, and American Indian Contemporary Arts in San Francisco. Nelson-Rodriguez lives in Valley Center, California.

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