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Upton Ethelbah, Jr., is an award-winning stone and bronze sculptor whose work has received worldwide acclaim. Take a private tour of Greyshoes’ sculpture studio, located in the North Valley. His contemporary style is inspired by traditional and ceremonial aesthetic of his Santa Clara Pueblo and White Mountain Apache heritage. During the studio tour, Greyshoes discusses his art and process. Learn about the various types of stone he sculpts and their characteristics. View many works-in-progress in the studio. Limited enrollment. 

Greyshoes, Upton Ethelbah Jr., began working as a sculptor after retiring from the Santa Fe Indian School. Ethelbah’s first bronze “Pueblo Corn Dancer,” was judged Best Contemporary Native American art work. In 2009, he was awarded First Place in Stone Sculpture at the Santa Fe Indian Market, and named the Featured Artist at the Living Treasures Native Art Show. He was named a Living Treasure by the NM Museum of Indian Art and Culture.