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Bren Aka Price

Bren Aka Price, American artist, entrepreneur. Certified teacher Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma. Advisor Medical Arts Foundation, Taos, since 1994; board directors for the arts Taos Medical Services Foundation; Member Oklahoma Watercolor Society (past president), National Museum of Women in the Arts.

Background

  • Price, Bren Aka was born on March 15, 1945 in Hockley County, Texas, United States. Daughter of Thomas Irby and Mildred Ruth (Bryant) Price.

  • Education

    • Student, West Texas State University, Canyon, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Texas Technology University, Lubbock, 1967. Postgraduate, Louisiana Technology University, Ruston, 1997.

      Postgraduate, University New Mexico, Taos, 2006.

    Career

    • Art teacher Hurst-Euless-Bedford School, 1967—1969, Rogers School Oklahoma City, 1973—1974, Oklahoma Museum Art, 1979. Charter member National Museum Women Arts, Washington, 1984—2008. Art teacher, arts coordinator Taos (New Mexico) Valley School, 1986—1988.

      Artist Gallery Rodeo, 1991-1992, Gallery Touchstone, Taos, since 1992. Innkeeper, owner Touchstone, since 1994. President Touchstone Foundation Inc., 2001.

      Co-founder Taos Artist Organization, 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma.

    Works

    • Author: Inside the Wind, 1983. One woman shows include Barnes and Boughton/Gallery 3017, Oklahoma City, 1981, Lutz/Bergerson Gallery, Taos, 1981, Gallery of Fine Art, Oklahoma City, 1982, Eastern Hills Country Club, Albuquerque, 1982, Oklahoma Art Museum, Oklahoma City, 1983, The Actors' Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1983, Scharf Gallery, Santa Fe, 1983, 84, 85, The Redroom, Los Angeles, 1984, Bent St. Studio, Taos, 1987, Taos Water Gardens, 1988, 25 Year Retrospective, Centinel Bank, Taos, 1989, Goettler-Smeltzer Gallery, Albuquerque, 1990, Discover Hollywood Show, Hollywood, Calif, 1991, La Sirena, Taos, 2000, The Gallery, Roswell, New Mexico, 2000. Group shows include Oklahoma Watercolor Association, 1978, 79, 80, 81, Art Center Museum, Oklahoma iIty, 1981, Louisiana Technology University, 1978, 79, 80, 81, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 95, 97, 2001, 02, Taos Today, 1986, 88, 89, Taos Invites Taos, 1986-1908, Hollywood Arts Council, 1988, Spring Arts Celebration, Taos, 1989, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, People's Choice, Taos, 1988, Artists of Taos, 1988, 89, 90, Gallery Rodeo, Taos, 1991, 07, Leda's Pond, Taos, 1994, 07, Taos Gallery, 1996, 97, 98, 99, 00, Taos 1st National Bank, 1998, and many others.

    Membership

    Advisor Medical Arts Foundation, Taos, since 1994. Board directors for the arts Taos Medical Services Foundation. Member Oklahoma Watercolor Society (past president), National Museum of Women in the Arts.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Amber Lacy Belcher.
    • father: Thomas Irby Price
    • mother: Mildred Ruth (Bryant) Price
    • child: Amber Lacy Belcher Price
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    Born March 15, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      West Texas State University
    • 1967
      Texas Technology University
    • 1997
      Louisiana Technology University
    • 2006
      University New Mexico
    • 1967 - 1969
      Art teacher, Hurst-Euless-Bedford School
    • 1973 - 1974
      Art teacher, Hurst-Euless-Bedford School
    • 1979
      Art teacher, Hurst-Euless-Bedford School
    • 1984 - 2008
      charter member, National Museum Women Arts
      Washington, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      art teacher, Taos (New Mexico) Valley School
    • 1986 - 1988
      arts coordinator, Taos (New Mexico) Valley School
    • 1991 - 1992
      artist, Gallery Rodeo
    • 1992
      artist, Gallery Rodeo
      Taos, New Mexico, United States
    • 1994
      innkeeper
    • 2001
      president, Touchstone Foundation Incorporated
    • 2007
      co-founder Taos Artist, Organization
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