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Ledger Artist Frank Salcido


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Frank Salcido’s colorful, somewhat primitive drawings are done on lined ledger paper for a reason. His inspiration is the primitive drawings done in colored pencils by Plains Indians during the early days of European settlement. The only paper available to them was the lined paper from bookkeeping tablets.

First Broadcast: 2008
Producer: KC Cowan

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American Roots Music Festival; Ledger Artist Frank Salcido; Sculptor Shelley Smith Curtiss (914)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #914
Original Broadcast: January 3, 2008