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Harrison Begay

 (1914 - 2012)
Harrison (Haskay Yahne Yah) Begay was active/lived in Arizona, New Mexico.  Harrison Begay is known for genre-Indian, wildlife, and mural painting, silkscreen.

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Harrison Begay


Born in White Cone, Arizona, Harrison Begay creates prints and paintings in tempera, watercolor and acrylics of Navajo Indian figures and other Southwest scenes that are regarded as "quiet and peaceful" in tone. He has also painted murals for Maisel's Indian Trading Post in Albuquerque.

He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is a member of the Navaho tribe. He attended Fort Wingate Indian School in New Mexico and in 1939, graduated from Santa Fe Indian School. He also attended Black Mountain College in North Carolina and Phoenix Junior College before World War II and studied briefly with painter Gerald Curtis Delano. He began exhibiting his art work in 1946 and worked full time as an artist. He also served three years in the Army   ...  Displaying 750 of 11705 characters.



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About  Harrison Begay

Born:  1914 - White Cone, Arizona
Died:   2012 - Gilbert, Arizona
Known for:  genre-Indian, wildlife, and mural painting, silkscreen