The Palm Springs Arts Festival Executive Committee is thrilled to announce that renowned artist Amado Peña, Jr. will be Palm Springs Arts Festival--OktoberFest 2010's Featured Artist.
A recipient of many honors during his more than 30 years as a professional artist, Amado is also an art teacher and an adjunct professor of University of Texas who strongly promotes arts education for our young people.
Amado Peña is recognized as an Artisan of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. This is a particularly high honor and one that he cherishes. He is dedicated to furthering the public's knowledge and interest in the Tribe, its art, its history, and its culture.