Amando M Pena

48×36
Acrylic on canvas

Modern Southwest style large painting by well-recognized artist Amado Maurilio Pena, Jr. was born in Laredo, Texas in 1943. He studied art and education at Texas A & I (now Texas A & M Kingsville), where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. He was a teacher in his hometown of Laredo as well as in Crystal City and Austin, Texas. He continues to teach as part of the Studio Art League program at Alexander High School in Laredo and is also an adjunct professor in the College of Education at the University of Texas. Education Texas A & amp; I University, Kingsville, Texas B.A. (Art) 1965 Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas M.A. (Art & Education) 1971

Exhibitions:

Massachusetts Oklahoma Washington D.C. Kansas Texas Arizona New Mexico Pennsylvania Florida Virginia Colorado Washington California Illinois New Jersey Minnesota Wisconsin Maryland Georgia Tennessee Oregon Louisiana Utah Arkansas Texas at Austin Collections: Governmental Palacio de Gobernador, Baja California, Mexico The People’s Republic of China Museums The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona Historical and Creative Arts Center, Lufkin, Texas Museum of Nuevo Santander, Laredo, Texas National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico The Whitney Museum, San Antonio, Texas St. George Art Museum, St. George, UT Institutional and Corporate Execucom, Austin, Texas Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. New Mexico Highlands state University, Las Vegas, New Mexico Pan American University, Edinburg, Texas Southwest art, Houston, Texas Texas A&I University Art Museum, Kingsville Texas Texas Commerce Band, Pasillo de Artes Gallery, Austin, Texas Tracor Incorporated, Austin, Texas The University of California at Long Beach, Long Beach, California The University of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky The University of Texas, Benson Latin American Collection, Austin, Texas Austin Community College, Austin, Texas El Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas