Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Quincy Tahoma: The Life and Legacy of a Navajo Artist

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Finally, here is the first complete biography of the important Navajo painter, Quincy Tahoma (1917-1956). More than 260 beautiful full color images of his paintings complement the dramatic story told of his life and career as one of the best artists of his era. After more than a decade of research into scant and often erroneous historical documentation, the authors completed this compelling true story by collecting oral histories from more than 50 people, most of whom knew Tahoma personally. Many of the pieces shown in the book have never before been seen in public.
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  • Authors: Charnell Havens, Vera Marie Badertscher
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (April 10, 2011
  • ISBN-10: 0764337084
  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 9.4 x 1.1 inches

About the Artist

Since retiring from her first career in 2003, Charnell Havens has become an award-winning photographer and real estate agent. She has also devoted time throughout the last fifteen years to pursuing her passion -- paying tribute to the life and legacy of the gifted Navajo artist, Quincy Tahoma.

Vera Marie Badertscher has worked as a freelance writer for more than 15 years, writing articles about travel, profiles, and a little of everything else for magazines from local and regional to National Geographic Traveler and web sites.

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