Artist Profile: Rudy Willie
Rudy Willie was born in 1965 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in Canoncito. He learned silversmithing from his brother, Lonnie Willie, around 1982. He and his wife, Happy Piaso, are a team. Rudy Willie sometimes signs his own name to his pieces, but both artist have been known to use the "H. Piaso" stamp on their jewelry.