Southwest art

southwest artAlumna Margaret Moore Booker, who studied art history as an undergraduate at Boston College, is the author of the award-winning book, Southwest Art Defined: An Illustrated Guide (Rio Nuevo Publishers). The volume is an illustrated reference guide to Southwestern art and culture filled with extensive research and color photos of both Native American and Hispano culture and art. Last month, Booker was honored with Ralph Emerson Twitchell Award, presented by the Historical Society of New Mexico to the person responsible for a significant publication or outstanding arts contribution relating to New Mexico history. Booker was a recipient of a previous Twitchell Award for her earlier work The Santa Fe House about traditional adobe architecture. In an interview with the Santa Fe Reporter, Booker says she fell in love with Santa Fe on a Georgia O’Keeffe pilgrimage. Read more.

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