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Dan Namingha
Date: American, Hopi/Tewa, born 1950
Location of Birth: North America, United States of America, Arizona, Polacca
Biography: Dan Namingha was born in 1950 in Keams Canyon, Arizona. The artist now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Namingha 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. He first showed his work in 1972 and has since participated in over 50 exhibitions. His works can be found in museum collections in the United States, Germany, England and Slovakia as well as American embassies in Brazil, Denmark, Senegal, Bolivia, Africa, and Switzerland. His numerous awards include those from The Harvard Foundation, the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University and the Visionary Award from the Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation. (Source: Southwest Art Magazine, August 2002)

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