The Artist Birthday Series

Helen Hardin

Today’s Artist Birthday: Helen Hardin Helen Hardin (May 28, 1943 – June 9, 1984) (also known as Tsa-sah-wee-eh, which means “Little Standing Spruce”) was an American painter. Creating art was a means of spiritual expression that developed from her Roman Catholic upbringing and Native American heritage. She created contemporary works of art with geometric patterns… Read More Helen Hardin

The Artist Birthday Series

Tonita Peña

Today’s Artist Birthday: Tonita Peña Tonita Peña (May 10, 1893 – September 9, 1949) was born as Quah Ah, but also used the name Tonita Vigil Peña and María Antonia Tonita Peña. She was a renowned Pueblo artist, specializing in pen and ink on paper embellished with watercolor. She was a well-known and influential Native American… Read More Tonita Peña