The artwork created by the Taos Founders, also known as the Taos Society of Artists, is some of the West's finest.  These Taos Artists include what is known as the Taos eight. Click on any artists below to read their biography:

Taos Founders/Taos Society Biographies
Kenneth Adams

Ernest .L.Blumenschein

O. E. Berninghaus

Eanger Irving Couse

Herbert "Buck" Dunton

Victor Higgins

E. Martin Hennings

Bert Geer Phillips

Joseph Henry Sharp

Walter Ufer

Associate Taos Society Members Biographies
Catharine Critcher
Julius Rolshoven
Birger Sandzen

Los Cinco Pintores Biographies
The Santa Fe Artist scene was also making history when five well known Santa Fe artists started the Los Cinco Pintores. Click on any artist below to read their biography.

Fremont Ellis

Jozef Bakos

Walter Mruk

William Shuster

Willard Nash

Their artist colony like the Taos Founders emphasized the local New Mexico flavor both in the people and their environment.  The Cinco Pintores especially Nash and Bakos had a definite modern bent to their art work.


Santa Fe And Taos Artist Biographies
Many other well know artists not associated with either the Taos Founders or Los Cinco Pintores found the landscape of Taos and Santa Fe irresistible.  They came mainly from well trained academic backgrounds to make New Mexico their home both permanent and part time. These Taos and Santa Fe Artists included:
Click on any artist name to read their biography

Frank Applegate

Cyrus Leroy Baldridge

Henry Balink

Patrocino Barela
Gustave Baumann

Donald Beauregard

Thomas Duncan Benrimo

Thomas Hart Benton

Sandor Bernath
Charles Berninghaus

Emil Bisttram

Laverne Nelson Black

Helen G. Blumenschein

Homer Dean Boss

E. Boyd

Dorothy Brett

Paul Burlin

Charles Capps

Gerald Cassidy

Kenneth M. Chapman

Manville Chapman

Willard Clark

Howard Norton Cook

Regina Tatum Cooke

Andrew Dasburg

Randall Davey

Stuart Davis

Arthur Dove

Jack Dudley

Louis Ewing

Nicolai Fechin

Joseph Fleck

Leo Garel

Leon Gaspard

Eric Gibberd

Albert Lorey Groll

Arthur Earl Haddock

Arthur W. Hall
Norma Bassett Hall
Helen Hardin

Marsden Hartley

Burt Harwood

William Penhallow Henderson

Robert Henri

Odon Hullenkremer

Russell Vernon Hunter

Henriette Wyeth Hurd

Joseph Imhoff

Rebecca Salisbury James

Raymond Jonson

Anna Elizabeth Keener

Gina Knee

Nellie Augusta Knopf

Gene Kloss

Albert Krehbiel

Leon Kroll

Barbara Latham

Gaspard Latoix

 

Margaret Lefranc

Kathryn Leighton

John Ward Lockwood

Gisella Loeffler

William Lumpkins

Beatrice Mandelman

John Marin

Jan Matulka

Ila Mae McAfee

Ralph Waldo Emerson Meyers
Alfred Morang

Lloyd Moylan

Arthur Musgrave
Datus E. Myers

Helmuth Naumer
B. J. O. Nordfeldt
Georgia O'Keeffe
Hans Paap
Sheldon Parsons

Polia Pillin

Carl Redin

Doel Reed

Charles Henry Reynolds

Louis Ribak

Warren Rollins

Olive Rush

Alice Schille

Howard Schleeter

Albert Schmidt

Fritz Scholder

Hella Shattock

C. A. Seward

Eugenie Shonnard

Agnes Sims

Anna Katherine Skeele

Bettina Steinke

Eda Sterchi

Maurice Sterne

Dorothy Stewart

Vladan Stiha

Pansy Stockton

Agnes Tait

Virginia True

Ben Turner

Elmer P. Turner

Laura van Pappelendam

Theodore van Soelen

Carlos Vierra

Carl von Hassler

Cady Wells

Frank Reed Whiteside

Joseph Roy Willis

Carl Woolsey
Wood Woolsey

John Young-Hunter

Marguerite Zorach

William Zorach

 

Important Western Artists Biographies

The list of Western Artists Biographies represents some of the best that either lived or painted in the West. This includes most of the western artists  that visited New Mexico and Arizona.

Click on any artist name to read their biography

Charles Partridge Adams

Louis Akin

Robert Wesley Amick

John James Audubon

Oliver Glen Barrett

Dana Bartlett

Joe Beeler, CA

Harry C. Best

Harold Betts

Albert Bierstadt

Franz Bischoff

Edward Borein

Carl Oscar Borg

Cornelius Botke

Jesse Arms Botke

Maurice Braun

Conrad Buff

Eldridge Ayer Burbank

Ferdinand Burgdorff

George Elbert Burr

William de la Montagne Cary

Frank Tolles Chamberlain

Eliot Clark

Alice Cleaver

John Clymer

Robert Clunie

Leola Hall Coggins

Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton

Astley David Middleton Cooper

Colin Campbell Cooper

Charles Craig

Rudolf Daniel Ludwig Cronau

Philip Curtis

Lew Davis

Dawson Dawson-Watson

Charles Deas

Gerard Curtis Delano

Edwin Deming

Albert DeRome

Joe DeYoung

Maynard Dixon

Augustus William Dunbier

Harvey Dunn

Charlie Dye

Nick Eggenhofer

R. Farrington Elwell

Jessie Benton Steese Evans

Henry Francois Farny

John Fery

Victor Clyde Forsythe

Merrell Robert Gage

John Gamble

Gilbert Gaul

William Gollings

Ralph Goltry

Percy Gray

James Hall

Edith Hamlin

John Hampton

Armin Carl Hansen

Herman Wendelborg Hansen

Fred Harman Jr.

Sam Hyde Harris

Lloyd Harting

John Hauser

Lee F. Hersch

Herman Herzog

Thomas Hill

Stefan A. Hirsch

Carl Hoermann

Frank B. Hoffman

Alexandre Hogue

Lawrence Hosmer

Grace Carpenter Hudson

Peter Hurd

Frank Tenney Johnson

Wiliam E. Johnson

William Keith

Charles Bird King

Joseph Kleitsch

William Henry Dethlef Koerner


 

Paul Lauritz

Tom Lea

Bertha Stringer Lee

William Robinson Leigh

Robert Lougheed

Ralph Love

Tom Lovell

Lucy Clare Drake Marlow

Fletcher Martin

Pete Martinez

Arthur Matthews

Lucia Matthews

Francis McComas

Brownell McGrew

Thomas Loraine McKenney

Lon Megargee

Alfred Jacob Miller

Lloyd Mitchell

Joe Mora

Peter Moran

Thomas Moran

Dale Nichols

Audley Dean Nicols

Frederick O'Hara

Edgar Payne

Edgar Samuel Paxson

Ralph Pearson

Don Perceval

Fritioff Albin Persson

George Phippen

Gottardo Piazzoni

Edward Henry Potthast

Ace Powell

Burt Proctor

Hanson Puthuff

William Ranney

Granville Redmond

Marjorie Jane Reed

Leonard Reedy

Winold Reiss

Frederic Remington

Guy Rose

Carl Rungius

Charles Marion Russell

Carl Sammons

Frank P. Sauerwein

William Joseph Schaldach

Frank Schoonover

Charles Schreyvogel

Robert Scriver, CA

Olaf Carl Seltzer

John Sloan

Eric Sloane

Jack Wilkinson Smith

Lillian Wilhelm Smith

John Mix Stanley

Ross Stefan

Charles Frederick Surendorf

James Swinnerton

Rolla Sims Taylor

Donald Teague

Elliot Bouton Torrey

Jack van Ryder

Frank Vavra

Russ Vickers

Hernando Villa

Harold von Schmidt

Marion Wachtel

Melvin Warren

Harold Buck Weaver

Olaf Weighorst

William Wendt

T. Worthington Whittredge

Gunnar Widforss

Charles Wimar

Byron Wolfe

Theodore Wores

N. C. Wyeth

Rufus Zogbaum

Francisco Zuniga

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