Great families in Art….the Namingha family

The Namingha family has been around for close to fifteen generations and has produced many artisans including Nampeyo, the mother of artist Dan Namingha who will cover in this post. Nampeyo helped to revive the Hopi art of basketry. Dan Namingha is part of the Hopi-Tewa tribe.  For his artistic education Namingha attended the University of Kansas located in Lawrence, Kansas. Namingha also attended the Art Institute of Chicago and the Institute of the American Indian located in Sante Fe, New Mexico.

Dan Namingha was born Keans Canyon, Arizona in the year 1950.

Dan Namingha paints landscapes, Indian motif works, and abstract works. The artist works in oils and acrylics.

In this clip we view the family’s main business, their art gallery. It shows the work of Dan Namingha , Arlo Namingha, and Micheal Namingha.

Dan Namingha is based out of Sante Fe, New Mexico. The gallery is located there.

Price range information: Works range from $4,000 to $15,000.

What a great artistic family. The wives of Dan and Arlo run the art gallery!

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