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Angel Bracho
Born February 11, 1911 in Mexico City.
Bracho's father was a captain in the army; his mother a campesina. Bracho attended primary school for four years and then worked as a bus conductor, butcher's helper, furniture painter and barber.
1928: attended special night classes for workers at San Carlos Academy, Mexico City. 1929-1934: attended regular study at San Carlos Academy. 1935: painted several ceilings in Abelardo Rodriguez Market, Mexico City 1936-1939: drawing teacher with Cultural Missions in Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Nayarit and Lower California (Baja). Afterwards, he was a drawing teacher in primary schools in Mexico City. Since 1945, he has been a counselor to primary school drawing faculties.

1933-1938: member of L.E.A.R., and founding member of T.G.P., and took part in all its collective exhibitions. He painted murals in a trade union hall in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, and with Alfredo Zalce, in the Normal School of Puebla.

Angel Bracho is married to a Mexican from Baja California, and they have three children. His album of 4 lithographs, Ritual of the Huichol Indian Tribe was published by La Estampa Mexicana in 1941.

Above right:Huichol Congress