The following biography was submitted in June of 2006 by Art Historian Michael Perez:
DATUS ENSIGN MYERS (1879-1960)
Born in Jefferson, Oregon on Sept. 29, 1879, Myers studied at the Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles, and at the Art Institute of Chicago with famous artists Vanderpool, Freer, Betts, and C. F. Brown. Myers is best known for his paintings of the American West and his idealistic images of Native-American life.
Datus Myers and architect Alice Clark Myers first arrived in Santa Fe in 1923 on a painting trip. Like so many other artists, the Myers found Santa Fe irresistible, and in 1925 they moved into the Canyon Road neighborhood where they remodeled an old adobe on the Camino del Monte Sol (the name of a
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