Episode 26 – Amado M. Peña Jr. gives a retrospective of his life and his work.
Peña is a Mestizo of Mexican and Yaqui ancestry. His art celebrates the strength of a people who meet the harsh realities of life in an uncompromising land, and his work is a tribute to the Native Americans who survive by living in harmony with an adversarial, untamed environment.
His artwork is defined by its bold color and form and dynamic composition. Through his art, he communicates his vision of a land, its people, and their art.