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artist , entrepreneur

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.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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