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We are the authors of a biography of Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma, (1917-1956). At Tahoma blog, we share with you the the story of the search which became a book. Please join in our conversation and ask any questions, or share information about Quincy Tahoma.
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Category Archives: Quincy Tahoma’s Paintings
Post by Vera It was a treat to return to Adobe Gallery in Santa Fe last week. We had last been there in August during Indian Market, when the gallery hosted a reception and book signing for us. I … Continue reading
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
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
Post by Vera Marie Last week Charnell wrote about Tahoma’s illustrations for Elizabeth Willis DeHuff. Although we were delighted to find Tahoma’s charming pictures at the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections at the University of New Mexico library, … Continue reading
Post by Charnell Dorothy Dunn, the art teacher who founded The Studio at Santa Fe Indian School, had a profound impact on student artist Quincy Tahoma and his contemporaries in the 1930s. But the movement to allow and encourage Indian children … Continue reading
Tahoma Book Contest We have a winner in the contest sponsored by Wandering Educators. The newest owner of a Tahoma book is Casey Barber, who comments here frequently and also subscribes. You can see Casey’s food stories at the blog … Continue reading
Post by Charnell ‘Tis a Puzzlement! Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma loved to paint scenes where a horse or burro was scared by a skunk, causing the poor thing to bolt and race off for the next county — hopefully outrunning … Continue reading