Tag Archives: Quincy Tahoma

Celebrations for Quincy Tahoma

Happy Birthday, Quincy! As we have written before, we do not know for sure when Quincy Tahoma was born, but he claimed December 25th, so that’s okay with us. If Tahoma had survived his 40th birthday, he would now be … Continue reading

Posted in Navajo, Tahoma's Legacy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in American Indian Art, Book Signing, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Enthusiastic Quincy Tahoma Fans

Post by Vera Marie Many people who buy Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist are enthusiastic about their purchases, but two people who bought the book when I was at the Heard Museum weekend before last … Continue reading

Posted in American Indian Art, Book Signing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Tahoma and the Buffalo

Post by Charnell With spring just around the corner, it will soon be time for backyard barbeques. What sounds good? Steak? Ribs? Chicken? How about a buffalo? A BUFFALO BARBEQUE?!! That’s exactly what Colonel Dale Bumstead served to Arizona’s finest … Continue reading

Posted in American Indians, Biographical Research, Events, Navajo, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The New Look and 9 Most Popular 2011

(Post by Vera Marie) Thanks for being a reader of the QuincyTahoma Blog.  If you like what you read here, please subscribe to the blog and/or the newsletter and please share our blog with your friends.  All of these actions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Navajo Grandmother

Post by Vera When I went to the Keshmish (Christmas) Festival at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, I could not resist bringing home this grandmother doll. This hand-made beauty resembles Pueblo story-teller dolls, but this doll has a distinctly … Continue reading

Posted in Navajo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TOP PICK, Southwest Books of the Year 2011

The Southwest Books of the Year: Best Reading 2011 brochure says it’s a keeper! Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist This is not only a beautiful art book and thoroughly- researched biography of Quincy Tahoma (c. 1920-1956), … Continue reading

Posted in Publication | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Chosen as a TOP PICK

Post by Vera What a GIFT! Whee! Our book is a winner! Please excuse me if I’m a little giddy. Each year a limited number of books are chosen as Southwest Books of the Year and this year, Quincy Tahoma: The Life and … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Publication | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments