Angelina Delgado Martinez

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
DelgadoMartinezAngelina
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Tinsmith
Heritage
Hispanic
Medium
Tin, embroidery
Biography
Angelina Delgado Martinez is a tinsmith from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a fifth generation artist of the Delgado family, who are widely known as the best tinsmith family in the state. She began working in her grandfather's shop at the age of 8 and went on to teach her own son, Paul Youris, their craft until his unexpected death. She incorporates colcha embroidery in her tinwork. [source: Dana Everts 4/14/1987]
Geographic names
Santa Fe
Related collection
AR.00020 Dana Everts Collection (is related to)
Related person/organization
Dana Everts-Boehm (interviewed by)