About Glory Tacheenie-Campoy
A member of the Tall House Tower and Deer Water clans, Ms. Tacheenie-Campoy grew up on the
Diné (Navajo) Reservation in northern Arizona. As a girl she helped her traditional family
raise sheep, cattle, horses, corn and squash. She draws on her background when creating her
images. She explains, "I incorporate memories, beliefs and my native language into my
installation art, prints, and paintings."
original print by Glory Tacheenie-Campoy.
Photo courtesy of the artist.
Ms. Tacheenie-Campoy presents the pony
she painted for the Ponies del Pueblo
project at the 2003 ASM Southwest
Indian Art Fair.
Photo by Jannelle Weakly.
In addition to being an award-winning and widely exhibited multi-media artist, Ms.
Tacheenie-Campoy is a TUSD certified teacher in special education and holds multiple
degrees, including a Master of Arts degree from the University of Arizona. She also owns
Tacheenie Arts in Tucson. One of her most recent projects includes painting a pony for the
Tucson Pima Arts Council, as part of the city-wide Ponies del Pueblo project.
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