Category Archives: Museums

Learning About Fred Kabotie

Post by Vera Marie Hopi artist Fred Kabotie (1900-1986), born nearly twenty years before Quincy Tahoma, had many talents.  While I knew about his skillful paintings and murals, and his children’s book illustrations, I learned more about him when his … Continue reading

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Quincy’s FIRST girlfriend?

Post by Vera Among the many benefits of working on the Quincy Tahoma biography, we have had many opportunities to personally meet people whose lives touched Tahoma’s.  When I went to Window Rock to the Navajo Nation’s Késhmish (Christmas) Festival … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Another great mention of Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist. New Mexico Magazine, in its September issue had a full page that reproduced a Tahoma painting and the picture of Quincy leaning against the porch column looking … Continue reading

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The Amerind Foundation, a Delightful Place to Sign Quincy Tahoma Books

Co-authors VeraMarie Badertscher and Charnell Havens give a presentation and sign copies of the book Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist at The Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, AZ. Continue reading

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Quincy Tahoma Book Signing at the Heard Museum

Co-authors Charnell Havens and Vera Marie Badertscher sign copies of the book Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. Continue reading

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Discovering Distant Relatives

Post by Vera Marie My sister and I are currently traveling in Canada–Nova Scotia to be exact–and have been learning about the Mi’kmaq people. (That name is pronounced Mee-maw. )What a surprise to learn that they are relatives of Quincy … Continue reading

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Fred Harvey and American Indian Art

Post by Vera Marie Recently, I talked about how important railroads were to Tahoma’s life. They were important to his art, as well, but more indirectly.  In Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist, we explore how … Continue reading

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Friends

Post by Charnell “I give him credit for teaching me to see”, said Dr. Elliott (Eliot) Porter, a New Jersey physician turned professional photographer of Western landscapes and nature. The Amon Carter Museum, which houses Porter’s professional archives in Fort … Continue reading

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