Wilberto Miera

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
MieraWilberto
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Furniture and door maker
Heritage
Hispanic
Medium
Wood;Furniture
Biography
Wilberto Miera became interested in furniture making while working at the Museum of International Folk Art. He had learned woodworking from his godfather early in life but began practicing in earnest after becoming interested in the furniture in the museum collections. He was later commissioned to craft doors for the Hispanic Heritage Wing. [source: Dana Everts 12/2/1987]
Geographic names
Santa Fe
Related collection
AR.00020 Dana Everts Collection (is related to)
Related person/organization
Dana Everts-Boehm (interviewed by)