Tay’nahza’s work was included in Western Visions 2013, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY.  She has been the recipient of funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Enrichment Fund.  Her prints are in the permanent collections of: University of Nevada, Reno; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; University of Texas, Austin; University of Arizona, Tempe; Dixie State College, St. George, UT.  She was selected for the Utah Art Council’s Traveling Exhibit,’00-02.  Her prints received award recognition in both the 2003 and 2004 Southwest Regional Exhibitions at the Museum of Art, St. George, UT.  For several years she worked with the JFK Center’s Very Special Arts Program, NV.

Her work has been purchased by The Canyons Resort, Sundance Mountain Resort, North Star at Tahoe, Touchstone Pictures, Porsche North America, ancestory.com, Fitness Formula and other corporate collections. Private collectors include Dan Rather, Madeline Albright, members of the Robert Redford Family, film producer Jake Eberts, former President of PBS Pat Mitchell.  Her imagery has been incorporated into sportswear by Royal Robins. She has been featured in Sundance Catalogs.

Tay’nahza’ lived in Truckee, CA for many years where she raised her two children and established Tay’nahza’ Printmaking & Gallery.  Home has been Sundance, UT since 1997.

Linda Tay'nahza'

painter • printmaker • instructor • wabi sabi
http://www.lindataynahza.com
lindataynahza@icloud.com


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1981-1976 UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, Reno, NV
35 units of graduate studies in art, education, and linguistics. No degree program available.

1972-1970 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, Flagstaff, AZ
B.S. in Arts Education.

1969-1967 CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Oakland,
CA.

1966-1965 NORTHERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Mason City, IA



SELECTED SHOWS, GALLERIES AND AWARDS

March 2017 Who DUNNIT?, Art Association, Jackson, WY

January 2017 PRINTS ON ICE, Highpoint Center for Printmaking,
Minneapolis, MN

September 2016 STAND OUT PRINTS, International Print Award
Show, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

June 2016: Summer Display, Atelier Ortega, Jackson, WY.

March 2016: Tamarind Archives Collection, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM.

August 2015: APEX of an ERA Jubilee, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

March 2015: WHODUNNIT?, The Art Association, Jackson Hole, WY.

Winter 2014-15: "ROCK STARS, HORSESHOE CANYON" shown at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

August - September 2013: Western Visions, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

October 2006: Work featured at "It's Yoga", Provo, UT

August - December 2006: Work feature at Spark-West Gallery, Driggs, ID

May 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2014: Participant in "whodunnit?" Benefit, Art Association, Jackson, WY

March 2006 Invitational Group Exhibit, Gallery at the Station, Ogden, UT

December 2005  “The Manual Print Show”  Cowan Gallery, Springville, UT


June-October 2005 Sundance Markets, Sundance, UT

June 2005 Tay'nahza' work featured, Amador Cellars Tasting Room, Plymouth,
CA


May 2005 Brownstone Gallery, Provo, UT

January 2005 Featured artist for the John Trudell Premier Party, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT

December 2005 Holiday Event, Art Association, Jackson, WY

October 2004 - January 2005 Southwest Regional, St George, UT, award recipient

September 2004 Two Sisters Gallery, Heber, UT, one person show

August 2004 Ryrie’s, Tahoe City, CA, group show

August 2004 Juniper Sky Gallery, Kayenta, UT, one person exhibition

June-October 2004 Sundance Markets

June-August 2003 Visiting Artists’ Exhibit, Sierra Nevada College, Incline, NV

July 2003 Mountain Artists’, Jackson, WY

March 2003 Phoenix Gallery, Park City, UT gallery representation

December 2002 - April 2003 Mountain Gallery, Snowbird, UT gallery open only during ski season

October 2002 Featured artist, Utah Artist Hands, SLC, UT

September 2002 Splendor in the Sierras, Northstar at Tahoe, first place award over all

January 2002 Utah Artist Hands, Salt Lake City, Utah, new gallery
representation

November 2001 Dakota Rose Gallery, Rapid City, South Dakota, new
representation

May 2001 Exhibition with Dennis Zupan, Mayra Powell Gallery, at the Station, Ogden, Utah

December 2000-July 2002 Work included in traveling exhibit of art touring Utah; sponsored by the Utah Arts Council

September 2000 Selected for the Utah Women Artists Exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville UT

September 1998 Fall Arts Festival, Northstar at Tahoe, CA

July 1998 Mountain Artist Rendezvous, Jackson Hole, WY

April 1998 Art Avenue Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, new representation

March-August 1998 Guest Artist, Sundance, UT

March 1998 “Paper & Pulp,” Group show, North Tahoe Fine Arts, Tahoe City, CA

December 1997 “All Things Great and Small,” Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, group invitational

September 1997 “KNPR's ARTWORKS,” Invitational, Las Vegas, NV

August 1997 “Splendor in the Sierras,” Northstar at Tahoe, CA

December 1996 “Artists of Tahoe,” Incline Village, NV, new representation

December 1996 “All Things Great and Small,” Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV group invitational

October 1996 Southwest Gallery, Phoenix International Airport, Phoenix, AZ, new representation

September 1996 “Ten Year Celebration,” Great Basin Gallery, Carson City, NV

August 1996 “Splendor in the Sierras,” Northstar at Tahoe, CA

July 1996 Mountain Artist Rendezvous, Jackson Hole, WY

April 1996 Epitome, Edina, MN new representation

March 1996 Great Basin Gallery, Carson City, NV, new representation

November 1995 - January 1996 Tahoe Tree Company, Tahoe City, CA, featured showing

November 1995 “Group Christmas Show,” Backstreet Framers, Truckee, Ca

August 1995 “Splendor in the Sierras,” Northstar at Tahoe, CA, awarded BEST OF SHOW, MIXED MEDIA

August 1995 Es Posible Gallery, Center for Creative Design, Carefree, AZ

January 1995 Oasis Gift Show, Phoenix, AZ

December 1994 “All Things Great and Small,” Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV Group Show

September 1994 Alumni Show, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ

August 1994 Artsellers West, Scottsdale AZ representation

August 1994 Old Town Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ new representation

July 1994 “Three Views,” show featuring work by Tay'nahza', Celia Howe & Pam Krone, Cottonwood, Truckee, CA

May 1994 “A Night With Tay'nahza',” a retrospective of work from 1982-1994, Backstreet Framers, Truckee, CA

May 1994 “Destination Dallas,” regional invitational, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

December 1993 The Upstairs Gallery, Tahoe Tree Company, Tahoe City, CA, guest artist

November 1993 Hermitage & Company Gallery, Reno, NV, group show

October 1993 Representation, California & Northern Nevada, John Kidder Group Distributors, San Francisco, CA

September 1993 “Splendor in the Sierras,” Northstar at Tahoe, CA - awarded Best of Show

September 1993 National Endowments for the Arts/TOT recipient, Nevada County, California Arts, group project

August 1993 “Art in Public Places,” sponsored by North Tahoe Fine Arts Council, Truckee River Bank, Truckee, CA

July 1993 Fine Line Gallery, South Lake Tahoe, CA, three person show featuring Kathleen Curtis, Jack Malott and Linda Tay'nahza'

July 1993 Bradford Gallery, San Anselmo, CA, guest artist

July 1993 “Arts on the Green,” Caughlin Ranch, Reno, NV, guest artist

June 1993 Cannon Beach West, Cannon Beach, OR, guest artist

June 1993 Goose Tracks Fiber Studio, Sacramento, CA, fabric adaptations of designs

May 1993 “State of the Art '93,” National Invitational, New England Fine Art Institute, Boston, MA

April-May 1993 “A Night in the Valley of the Kings,” Regional Invitational, The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

October 1992 R & R Gallery of the Arts, Lake Havasu City, AZ, group show

Spring/Fall 1992 Royal Robins Clothing Company, Tay'nahza' designs featured in apparel line

June 1992 The Gallery at Hot Springs, Hot Springs, VA, group show

June 1992 Caughlin Ranch, Reno, NV, invitational show

May 1992 Sierra Pacific Power Company, Headquarters, Reno, NV, featured artist

April-May 1992 Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, museum benefit

March 1992 “Make Art, Not Landfill,” San Francisco State University, group show

1990-1992 Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID, representation

December 1991 Art Visions in Public Places, South Lake Tahoe, CA, group show

October 1991 Nevada County Arts Council, Micro Gallery, Nevada City, CA, featured artist

September 1991 Dome Gallery, New York, NY, Francis Witherspoon International Printmaking Award Exhibition

July-August 1991 Caughlin Ranch, Reno, NV, guest show

June 1991 Caughlin Ranch, Reno, NV, invitational

June 1991 North Tahoe Fine Arts Council, Tahoe City, CA, benefit

May 1991 Zola Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA “With Children in Mind,” group show

March 1991 College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, Monothon exhibit

October 1990 Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV, featured artist

August 1990 Valhalla Summer Festival of Arts and Music, Tahoe-Tallac Historic Association, Pope Estates Fine Arts Gallery, Valhalla State Park, South Lake Tahoe, CA

June 1990 Caughlin Ranch, Reno NV, invitational

April 1990 Hermitage Gallery, Reno, NV, invitational

November 1989 Established Tay'nahza' Studio & Gallery, Truckee, CA

October 1989 ART EXPO CAL, Los Angeles, CA

September 1988 California Enrichment Fund, recipient

September 1988 Ryrie's, Tahoe City, CA, featured artist
1987 Ryrie's, Tahoe City, CA, Continual Representation until the present

August 1988 Nevada County Arts Council, Micro Gallery, Nevada City, CA

Fall 1987 Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV, group show

Spring 1985 “P'nina,” Artruckee, Truckee, CA, 13 canvases, interpreting the poetry of David Phoenix

Fall 1985 Artruckee, Truckee, CA, group show



TAY'NAHZA' GALLERY SHOWS, PRODUCED BY LINDA TAY'NAHZA'

April 1993 Art for the Schools and Tay'nahza' host “All Truckee-Schools,” featuring children's art, grades K-12

November 1992 “House Blessing,” featuring traditional dream paintings by Standing Deer and sculptures by Arnold Aragone

November 1991 “Music and Art,” reception featuring the work of six artists with musical accompaniment by the Truckee Alliance for Musical Arts

November 1990 Reception Tay'nahza' lithographs, produced at Hand Graphics, Santa Fe, NM

August 1990 Reception for Douglas Taylor and his collagraphs

June 1990 Reception for Stephen McMillan and his etchings

March 1990 “Paper Magic,” handmade paper by 13 artists from Northern California and Nevada

February 1990 “Santa Fe and Sushi,” guest artist Eric Lindgren of Hand Graphics, Santa Fe, NM

December 1989 “Holiday Show,” featuring many artists

November 1989 “Six Printmakers and the Monotype,” opening reception for Tay'nahza' Studio and Gallery




SELECTED PURCHASES

October 2015 Town of Truckee, CA receives gift of TRUCKEE RIVER TRIPTYCH from Gayle Tonon.

July 2015 Formula Fitness Clubs, Chicago, IL commissions work for Oak Park location.

January 2015, Formula Fitness Clubs, Chicago, IL commissions "Birds and Blooms," 6 new images for the Flagship location, 1030 Clark Street.

June 2011 Formula Fitness Clubs, Chicago, IL commissions a series of 7
prints, "Everyman", for new club location at The Loop

April 2011 Formula Fitness Clubs, Chicago, IL commissions a series of 14
prints reflecting wellness, The Wellness Series

July 2009 The Canyons Resort, Park City, UT commissions landscape project

June 2009 Fitness Formula Clubs, Chicago, IL commissions additional ravens for the "Yoga Raven Series."

April 2007 Sundance Resort, Sundance, UT commissions limited edition, "Celebrate The Mt."

August 2005 ancestors.com purchases work

April 2001 Tonon & Associates, Truckee, CA, commissions prints

August 2000 Berkana Institute, Provo, Utah purchases prints

March 1999 Truckee Counseling Services, Truckee, CA, print commission

April 1994 Northstar-at-Tahoe, purchased prints, Truckee, CA

June 1992 Truckee River Bank, executive offices, Truckee, CA, commission triptych series, “Along the Truckee”

February 1991 University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM, purchase of prints

October 1990 Touchstone Pictures, Los Angeles, CA, works purchased

October 1990 Cactus Jack's, Carmel, CA, purchases, “Five Easy Pieces”

Spring 1989 Porsche North America, Headquarters, Reno, NV, commissioned prints




SELECTED ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

July 2016  Interview with Terry Burden, Park City TV, Park City, UT

June 2016 “Every Time A Wave Breaks, A Raven Jumps”, monotype 1999 included in special edition of WHEN THINGS FALL APART, by Ani Pema Chodron, Shambhahla Publications, Inc.

March 2014 Mount Vernon Schools, Mount Vernon, Iowa, Alumni Association selects Linda Tay'nahza' as subject for educational study unit for 8th graders!

November 2011  Interview with Jodi Saeland for Salt Lake City, NBC affiliate channel 5,  “Printmaking For Children”, part of a Sundance Resort segment.

Winter 2010  FOV Editions, Provo, UT begins publishing Tay'nahza' images

Spring 2005 Featured artist, Sundance Catalog

May 2001 Ogden Standard Examiner, Gallery at the Station, by Amy Schoon

September 2000 Ogden Standard Examiner, Wabi-Sabi, by Amy Schoon

September 2000 Utah Women Artists Catalog

December 1999 Sundance Catalog, featured artist

July 1998 The Morning Show, Channel 45, Park City, UT, interview

October 1994 Snow Country Magazine, “Spirit Keeper Prints” featured artist in an article by Laura Hilde-Lippert

January 1994 Sunset Magazine, recognized in article about Truckee, CA, by Lora Finnegan

September 1993 “Interview with Linda Tay'nahza',” Artmatters, Nevada County, California Arts

June 1993 Adventure West, “Woulfdale's” by Katrina Veit, illustration of article

December 1992 Artifacts, Cover feature, “The Magic Within,” print by Tay'nahza'

October 1992 Skiing Magazine, “Twenty of the Coolest Towns,” Tay'nahza' Studio and Gallery, featured in article

April 1993 Island International Artists, Print Publishers, Anacortes, WA

June 1992 Artifacts, “Fetishes” article by Martha Murvosh, featuring Tay'nahza'

May 1992 This Week, Producer Michael Alting, Westar Cable, Truckee, CA, video interview


August 1990 Westways Magazine, “Lakeside Artists,” by Marhe Knorr, featured in article

May 1987 "Texture, A CLOSER LOOK", by Lois Erickson, Erick's Press, Hong Kong, book illustration

Spring 1974 The Country Woman's Daybook, poetry published

Fall 1971 Leche de la Virgen, by Anagilda Abromowtiz, illustration




SELECTED TEACHING AND RESIDENCES

July 2017 Highpoint Center For Printmaking, MPLS, MN
MONOTYPES FOR EVERYONE!, Weekend Workshop

March 2017 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT, Weekend Monotype Workshop

April 2016 Spring Camp, NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER, Park City, UT.

June 2015 NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER, Park City, UT. Printmaking for Crusaders Camp

May, June, July 2015 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT. Printmaking for children and teens.

June & Sept 2014 Printmaking for young children, teens and adults, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

April 2014 Visiting Artist Presentation for Senior Seminar art students, UVU, Orem, UT

October 2013 Visiting Artist Presentation for Senior Seminar art students, UVU, Orem, UT

2012 - 2013  Sundance Resort, Sundance, UT, Supervisor Sundance Art Studio

2003 - 2013  Sundance Resort, Sundance, UT, teaching printmaking, drawing, painting, pottery, jewelry

June 2009 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT children's workshop

March 2007 Oakwood Elementary School, Salt Lake City, UT monotypes K-6, funded by ARTWORKS FOR KIDS


September 2003  Resident artist, primary grades, Spanish Fork Elementary School, Spanish Fork, UT


June 2003 Sierra Nevada College, Incline, NV, presenting summer session, wabi sabi workshop

September 2002 - April 2003 Thanksgiving Point Institute, Lehi, UT, series of seven Wabi Sabi and printmaking
workshops

April 2002 Lancaster Art Association, Landcaster, PA, return to conduct
second workshop

November 2001 Lancaster Art Association, Landcaster, PA, One Off Monotype
Intensive, a two day workshop

August 2001   Conducted teacher in service training workshop, Mountain View High School, Bountiful, UT

February 1998 - Oct. 2000 Artshack, Sundance, UT, Artist in Residence, teaching, printmaking,framing, wabi-sabi, drawing, silver smithing

March 1999 A Place in The Sun, workshop presenter for Utah Art Educators Association, St. George, UT

May 1999 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT, 6 week printmaking and frame making workshop

May 1999 Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT, conducted 4-day workshop

July 1995 Raven Site Ruin, White Mountain Archaeological Center, White Mt. AZ, resident exchange

June 1995 International Organization of Precious Metals, Private Presentation, Hyatt, Incline Village, NV

August 1994 Established Apocypha Press for Fritz Shoulder, Scottsdale, AZ

May 1994 Private Presentation of work to the CEOs of the Gold and Silver Industry of America, Squaw Valley, CA

March-June 1994 Weekly art instruction at Incline Elementary School, grades 1-5, Incline Village, NV

March 1994 Very Special Arts, mainstream, Battle Mountain, NV, educational affiliate of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, monotypes for kids

March 1994 Very Special Arts, Reno, NV, educational affiliate of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, monotypes for kids

April 1993 Very Special Arts Nevada, Reno, NV, monotypes for children

May 1992 Very Special Arts Nevada, Reno, NV, monotypes for children

August 1991 Artward Bound, educational program, North Tahoe Fine Arts Council, Tahoe City, CA

April 1991 Sierra County Arts Council, Sierraville, CA, educational program

April 1991 Very Special Arts Nevada, Reno, NV, monotypes for children

February 1991 Monothon, Santa Fe, NM

1986-1991 Artist in Residence, Arts for the Schools, Tahoe City and Truckee, CA, Incline Village, NV

December 1989 California Department of Education, School Enrichment Fund, established art program for the Truckee Middle School, Truckee, CA

Winter 1984-1988 Established and conducted Truckee Drawing Workshop

1975-1982 Tahoe-Truckee School District, Truckee, CA, taught ESL, GED and early childhood development

1972-1973 Rock Point Community School, Navajo Nation, AZ, taught ESL

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