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   Born April 22, 1950, Crown Point, NM of the Sagebrush Clan and born into Tall House Clan

   Son of Tommy Murphy and Grace Tsosie, Weaver

   Grandson of Mary Bah Arviso, Weaver



    Gallup High School — Gallup, New Mexico, 1960

   New Mexico Highlands University — Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1968-69

   Navajo Community College — Many Farms, Arizona, 1969-70



   Self-Taught Oil Realist



   Enduring Traditions (1994) by Jerry & Lois Jacka

   A Measure of Excellence by Laurance D. Linford

   Inter-Tribal America by Inter-Tribal America Association

   New Mexico Magazine (August 2005) by New Mexico Tourism Department

   New Mexico Magazine Calendar Artist  2009

   Native Peoples Magazine September / October 2013



   New Mexico State Fair Albuquerque, New Mexico 1993, 1996, 1997

   Totah Festival Farmington, New Mexico 1993

   Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Gallup, New Mexico 1993 to Present

   Diamonds and Spurs Art Auction Boulder, Colorado 2000

   Santa Fe Indian Market Santa Fe, New Mexico 1998 to Present

   Heard Indian Market Phoenix, Arizona 1993, 2013



  New Mexico State Fair Indian Exhibit: 

    1993      First

    1996      Best of Show
    1997      Best of Show

  Totah Festival: (Poster Artist) Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial: 

    1993 First

    1994 First

    1995 Second

    1998 First


  Diamonds and Spurs Art Auction: 

    2000 Best of Show


  Santa Fe Indian Market: 


     1998     First

    1999     Third

    2001     First

    2003     Second  


  Heard Indian Market: 


     1999     First

     2002     First

     2003     First

P.O. Box 201 Crown Point, New Mexico 87313