Category Archives: American Indian Art

Part II Newly Discovered Treasures

Post by Charnell The previous post zeroed in on a photograph of T. Harmon Parkhurst’s studio provided by Marilyn Casabonne. It contained a historical treasure-trove of Quincy Tahoma paintings.  What could be better?  How about two more Parkhurst photos that show many more 

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Newly Discovered Treasures

Quincy Tahoma’s Art Dominates the Parkhurst Studio Post by Charnell Marilyn Casabonne smiled as she sorted through her parents’ Santa Fe memorabilia. Her mind floated back to early childhood days when her family and photographer T. Harmon Parkhurst spent many weekends at a mountain retreat.  Parkhurst snapped a … Continue reading

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Travel Photo Thursday: Santa Fe

When we were in Santa Fe doing a book signing of Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist at Adobe Gallery, Charnell took this photo in an art gallery devoted to the best of American Indian Pottery–and … Continue reading

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John I. King’s Paintings Show Quincy Tahoma Influence

Post by Charnell Sunday morning was my last trip to Santa Fe’s 2011 Indian Market, and I was ambling past the remaining tents I hadn’t seen before.  Tired and almost on auto pilot, I stopped abruptly — now on full alert — drawn to paintings in … Continue reading

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Ramos Sanchez Retirement Years Return to Art

Post by Charnell Retirement years sometimes signal the end of one’s professional career, but for Ramos Sanchez of the San Ildefonso Pueblo, they mean a full-steam-ahead return to painting.  Artistic talent runs deep in the veins of the Sanchez family with father … Continue reading

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The Best American Indian Arts in the World

Post by Vera Many collectors of American Indian Art stick with just ONE type of craft or art. When I signed copies of Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist in Flagstaff at Jan Musial’s home, a … Continue reading

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Tahoma’s Teacher Still Paints

Post by Vera We met many artists at the Santa Fe Indian Market last week. One in particular made the trip complete for me. Back in May, as Charnell Havens and I were deep in a blog tour promoting the … Continue reading

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Nice Send-off for our trip to Santa Fe

Post by Vera Another nice review of Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist. This one appeared in Tucson Weekly, just in time to serve as a send-off for our trip to Santa Fe Indian Market. Called … Continue reading

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