Dan Namingha – Biography

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013
Denver Art Museum, Georgia O’keefe – “Architecture, Katsinum and the Land”

2012
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
L.A. Projects, Kunstraum Munich, Germany

2011
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida
Ann Korologos Gallery, Basalt, Colorado

2009
The Federal Reserve Washington, D.C. – Solo Exhibition at the Board of Governor’s

2008
Basalt Gallery, Basalt, Colorado
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Lake View Museum; The Southwest Art Collection of Charles and Jeanette Gilchrist White
Landfall Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona

2006
Reed Savage Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2005
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2004
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, New York
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2003
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, New York

2002
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, New York

2001
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2000
Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Vanier Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

1999
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey

1998
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Joy Tash Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1997
Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1996
Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1995
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

1994
The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

1992
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
The Art Guild, Farmington, Connecticut
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
-Dan Namingha – “Extending Pueblo Images”

1991
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California

1990
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1989
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Governor’s Gallery, State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1988
National Academy pf Sconces, Washington, D.C.

1987
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

1983-86
International European Exhibit Sponsored by the United States Information Agency
– Coordinated by Jorg Ludwig, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany
The Gallery of East Slovakia, Kasice, Czechoslovakia
The National Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Museum of Art of the Republic of Romania, Bucharest, Romania
The Museum of Art, Craiova, Romania
The Museum of Tarii Crisurilor, Oredea, Romania
The Naprstkova Museum, Prague, Czechoslovakia
The Modern Gallery, Rijeka, Yugoslavia
The Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia
The Museum of Modern Art, Osijek, Yugoslavia
Kunstlerhaus Gallery of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
German American Institute, Nuremberg, Germany
German American Institute, Heidelberg, Germany
Amerika Haus, Stuttgart, Germany
The State Library and Archives of Lower Saxony, Hannover, Germany

1980
The Arizona Bank Galleria, Phoenix, Arizona

1978-79
Extensions of the Nampeyo Creative Spirit, California
Academy of Sciences, Golden State Park, San Francisco, California

1977
Orange Coast College, Costa Mes, California
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona

1973-75
Navajo Gallery, Taos Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
Cassidy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2017
Hasso Plattner Museum, Barberini, Germany
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Botanical, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016
Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles, California
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2015
Santa Fe Botanical Garden, “Power of Place”, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Funabashi, Japan
Coors Art Exhibit, Denver, Colorado

2014
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Modern West Art Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
Palm Desert Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Coors Western Art Exhibit, Denver, Colorado

2013
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
Eclairages Indirects, Chapiteau de Fontvielle, Monaco
Georgia O’keefe in New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
-“Architecture, Katsinum and the Land”
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Altamira Fine Art Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
Georgia O’keefe at the Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
-“Architecture, Katsinum and the Land”
Michael Lord Gallery, Palm Springs, California

2012
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Berlin Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Ekaterinburg Museum, Russia

2011
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2009
Niman Fine Art, Santa e, New Mexico
Georgetown Exhibit, Washington, DC
Ann Korologos Gallery, Basalt, Colorado
Fred Jones, Jr. Museum Art at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma

2008
The Art Foundation of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
Niman Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Lake View Art Museum – The Southwest Art Collection of Charles and Jeanette Gilchrist White, Chicago, Illinois
Landfall Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
-“Elemental Forms; The Art of Dan Namingha and Arlo Namingha”
Dana Gallery, Missoula, Montana

2002
American Craft Museum, New York City, New York
Galeria im Turm, Berlin, Germany

2001
Muckenthaler Culture Center, Fullerton, California

1996
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California
Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1995
Art and the U.N.: “One World Many Visions”, New Canaan, Connecticut
Cline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1994
The National Museum of the American Indian, New York
-“The Artist as native: Reinventing Regionalism” -Touring Exhibit
Maryland Institute and College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Westmoreland Museum of Fine Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Owensboro Museum of Art, Owensboro, Kentucky
Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York

1993
Babcock Galleries, New York
Middlebury College Museum of Art, MIddlebury, Vermont

1989
Sight and Sounds, Kennedy Space Center Art Gallery, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Governor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
-“Glyphs of New Mexico, New Interpretations”

1988
Western Heritage Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Visions of Flight, NASA Art Collection Kennedy Space Center
-Traveled to: Mesa, Arizona, Huntsville, Alabama, Washington, DC and Europe

1987
NASA Art Program, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

1986
Contemporary Visions of New Mexico Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center
-Pueblo, Colorado

1982
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

1981
Salon d’Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France

1980-81
“Hopi Kachina Spirit of Life”
-California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California
-Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
-National Museum of American Art Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1980
Native American Center for the Living Arts, Niagara Falls, New York

1979
Contemporary Amerindian Painting – Organized by Lloyd Kiva New
-Traveled to: Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Columbia and Ecuador
“The Real People”, Sponsored by Native American Center for the living Arts; Tour of Cuba

1978
“Messengers of the Earth”, California State University, Sacramento, California
Museum of Northern Arizona, “Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibit”, Flagstaff, Arizona
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Graphics Invitational, New Britain, Connecticut
Print Makers Invitational, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona

1977
Invitational Sculpture III Exhibition – The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Alumni Exhibition – Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1974
Nampeyo Family Exhibition – Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California

1973
Mary Livingston Gallery, Santa Ana, California
The Cassidy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Navajo Gallery, Taos, New Mexico

1972
The Jamison Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
SELECTED PUBLIC and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

New Orleans Museum of Art
Museum of Northern Arizona
Georgia O’keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Cancer Research Center Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Booth Museum, Atlanta, Georgia
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC), Santa Fe, New Mexico
Board of Governor’s of the Federal Reserve, Washington, DC
The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
British Royal Collection, London, England
De Young Museum, San Francisco, California
U.S Embassy in Chisinau
U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia
U.S. Embassy Port of Spain
U.S. Embassy Phon Penh
United States Embassy Caracas, Venezuela
Dahlem Museum, Berlin, Germany
The Gallery of East Slovakia, Kosice Czechoslovakia
Hallmark Collections and Archives, Kansas City, Missouri
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Intrawest Financial Corporation, Denver, Colorado
Millicent Rogers Museum Taos, New Mexico
Mountain Bell Collection, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
The Naprstkovo Museum, Prague, Czechoslovakia
NASA Art Collection, Washington, DC
Native American Center for the Living Arts, New York
Opto 22 Corporation, Huntington Beach, California
Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Arizona Bank Collection, Phoenix, Arizona
City of Phoenix Collection, Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona
City of Scottsdale Fine arts Collection, Scottsdale , Arizona
U.S. Department of the Interior Indian Arts Collections, Washington, DC
United States Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil
United States Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark
United States Embassy, Dakar, Senegal
United States Embassy, La Paz, Bolivia
United States Embassy, Cotonou, Africa
United States Embassy, Geneva, Switzerland
State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sundance Institute, Utah
The Reading Museum, Reading Pennsylvania
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Raymond James Financial, St. Petersburg, Florida
AWARDS

2016
“Living Treasure Award” – Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2009
“Honorary Doctorate” – Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2008
“The Abbott Sekaquaptewa Award” – Futures for Children, New Mexico

1997
“The Visionary Award” – Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1995
“New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts” – Santa Fe, New Mexico

1994
“Award and Tribute from theHarvard Foundation” – Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
DOCUMENTARIES

1985
PBS Documentary

1988
Interviewed by Charlie Rose on CBS Night Watch

1989
The Art of Dan Namingha, filmed for CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt

1992
PBS Documentary, Dan Namingha: “Seeking Center”

IMPRINT

“The Art of Dan Namingha”, written by Thomas Hoving – Abrams Publishing, New York

EDUCATION

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
American Academy of Art, Chicago, Illinois