About Jerome

Jerome Martinez is a Pueblo artist from the Pueblo of San Ildefonso. Jerome has been drawing since he was old enough to hold a crayon, chalk, or pencil in his hand.

Born in Los Alamos, NM in 1961 - He is happily married with 3 beautiful grown and has nine Grandchildren.

Jerome come from rich artistic heritage, his Great Grandmother was potter Maria Martinez. Grand parents Adam and Santana Martinez also from San Ildefonso and Ada Mirabal from Nambe Pueblo.

Jerome's background professionally was in Wildland Firefighting for 12 years. Jerome has fought over 100 wildfires and has experienced a near death burn over in April of 1996. Jerome continued to fight wildfires until 2007, when he voluntarily left the National Park Service to help family care for his ailing mother.

Still enjoying working in the great outdoors, Jerome is now employed by his Tribe as the Manager/Ranger of Parks and Wildlife. Managing the Tribal lands maintaining the Tribes trout lake and Big Game Hunting in the Fall and Winter.

Always an entrepreneur, Jerome has owned a salsa business, and has always sold his paintings as time permitted. 

With Pueblo Prints, Jerome envisions having the capabilities to travel to visit family in Idaho, North Dakota, Minnesota and Georgia. And also to help family here in his home state of New Mexico!