Jesus Barrera

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
BarreraJesus
Lifespan
circa 189 – 1982
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Wood carver, santero
Heritage
Hispanic American
Medium
Wood;Paint
Biography
For 61 years [Barrera] had sculpted and painted religious statues. Barrera learned his art near Guadalajara when he was in his early teens. His works are in churches in Juarez, El Paso and other cities in the United States. [Retrieved on 12/20/17 from newspaper clipping in Bartlett Library vertical file http://library.internationalfolkart.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=23624]
Geographic names
El Paso