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About Glory Tacheenie-Campoy

Painting of flowers with horses and the Statue of Liberty
original print by Glory Tacheenie-Campoy.
Photo courtesy of the artist.

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."

Gloria Tacheenie-Campoy with the pony she painted
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 PuebloOpens in a new window project.

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