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Dan Namingha

 (born 1950)
Dan Namingha is active/lives in New Mexico, Arizona.  Dan Namingha is known for mod Indian motif painting-abstraction and realism.

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Dan Namingha


Dan Namingha was born in 1950 in Keams Canyon, Arizona.  He studied art at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, and The American Academy of Art in Chicago.

Namingha, whose ancestry is Hopi-Tewa, carries a strong family tradition of artistic expression into its fifteenth generation.  His great-great-grandmother, Nampayco, is credited with rekindling the art of Hopi Pottery, which his mother and sister continue.  Namingha's uncles carve some of three-hundred variations of Hopi kachinas - doll-sized, wooden renderings of ceremonial dancers who are messengers of the spirit world.

Namingha's studies at art schools and at the Institute of American India  ...  Displaying 750 of 4765 characters.



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About  Dan Namingha

Born:  1950 - Keams Canyon, Arizona
Known for:  mod Indian motif painting-abstraction and realism