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Mackie V. Lafferton Edit Profile

also known as Makki V. Lafferton

artist

Mackie V. Lafferton, American artist. Member New Mexico Watercolor Society, New Mexico Art League, Knickerbocker Artists, Pastel Society New Mexico.

Background

Lafferton, Mackie V. was born on December 11, 1933 in Gallina, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Jose Melquiades and Maria Ruperta (Serrano) Valdez.

Education

Student, New Mexico State University, 1977, 82;student, San Juan College, 1983, 84;student, Art Masters Academy, Albuquerque, N. Mexico, since 1995.

Career

Owner, manager, Bloomfield (New Mexico) Plumbing and Heating, Inc., 1971-1983;owner, manager, Central Apts., Bloomfield, 1981-1993;owner, manager, Fine Arts By Makki, Albuquerque, since 1995. Member, fundraiser Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, 1972-1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Tailor, designer ready-made clothing (numerous awards 1971-1980). Artist: represented in private public collections throughout the United States and abroad. In permanent collections: Multi-Cultural Center of Bloomfield, New Mexico, Catholic Social Services of Albuquerque, Casa Esperanza, Incorporated, Albuquerque, Salmon Ruins Museum, Bloomfield.

      Exhibitions and awards include: Portraiture and figurative painting and drawings: 1st prize, Farmington, New Mexico, 1987, numerous shows at the Civic Center of Farmington, New Mexico, 1993, People's Choice award, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, 1995, Honorary Mention Marco Polo Art Exhibit, Nairobi, Kenya, 1995, Jurors Selection award of recognition Minature Arts Bardean, Albuquerque, 1996, 25th National Small Painting Exhibition Jurors Selection New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, 1996.

Membership

Member New Mexico Watercolor Society, New Mexico Art League, Knickerbocker Artists, Pastel Society New Mexico.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: world-wide travel, art.

Connections

Married Henry Imre Lafferton, July 31, 1959 (divorced December 1983). Children: Sandra Marie, Henry James, Jacqueline Margit.

father:
Jose Melquiades Valdez

mother:
Maria Ruperta (Serrano) Valdez

spouse:
Henry Imre Lafferton

children:
Sandra Marie Lafferton

Henry James Lafferton

Jacqueline Margit Lafferton