(1946 - 2011)
Duane Dishta was active/lived in New Mexico. Duane Dishta is known for Zuni religious ceremony, kachina.
Biography Duane Dishta
The following is from Carole Le Beau.
Duane Dishta was born in Zuni, New Mexico in 1946, and has always lived there. Duane's father, Frankie, is Zuni and his mother, Elizabeth is three-quarter Zuni and one-quarter Hopi. Duane and his wife, Margie, have relatives in Polacca, Arizona on the Hopi reservation, where they often attend Hopi dances. Duane also takes part in the Zuni ceremonies every year. When there are no ceremonies taking place, he produces approximately four 24 x 36 paintings each month. He was originally inspired to paint by the a work of two Hopi painters, Raymond Naha & Neil David. As a consequence, his paintings always reflect Hopi and Zuni life.
Duane is probably the best-known artist in Zuni. His painti
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