Ted Arellanes

Type
Individual
Role
Artist, Teacher
Identifier
ArellanesTed
Lifespan
1942 – 2009
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Tinsmith, glass craft
Heritage
Hispanic
Medium
Metal, glass
Publications
Learn early New Mexico punched tinwork with Ted Arellanes. Ted Arellanes; G-T Stained Glass & Tin Works (Firm); Avista Video Histories (Firm). Albuquerque, NM : The Works : Avista Video Histories [distributor], ©1998. VHS video : VHS tape
Biography
Ted graduated from North Valley High School and the City College of San Francisco. He worked for Fred Harvey in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Ted and Ginny own G. T. Stained Glass and Tin Works. After years of designing stained glass, he revived the traditional Hispanic craft of Tinsmithing in 1991. His work hangs in the University of New Mexico Bookstore, University of New Mexico Zimmerman Library, La Fonda, Garduno's and Teofilo's Restaurants, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, The Roy E. Disney Performing Arts Center, in many Tanoan homes, and other private residences. He participated in Spanish Market and taught Continuing Education classes at the University of New Mexico and the College of Santa Fe. [Retrieved on 9/27/17 from http://www.danielsfuneral.com/obituaries/Ted-Arellanes/#!/Obituary]
Geographic names
Albuquerque
Related people/organizations
Eloise Arellanes (is child of)
Ginny Arellanes (is/was married to)