Oil on Panel / 6 x 6 inches / ©John Farnsworth

If you would like to own this painting,  just email your bid to: bid@johnfarnsworth.com


The Hopi name for a Kachina Doll is Katsina Tihu, and the plural of Katsina is Katsinam. SIKYAQÖQLÖ’VITU, the yellow qöqlö,  is a friendly, happy spirit that bears gifts for the children. To learn more about the Katsinam, and why I paint them, click here http://johnfarnsworth.com/kachinas.html and scroll down through the paintings for more information.

Remember, The Kachinas are Coming to the David Anthony Fine Arts Gallery on Kit Carson in Taos September 01, 2012.

CAPILLA DE LAS GOLONDRINAS Daily Photograph #1,644

Chapel at Las Golondrinas


El Rancho de Las Golondrinas www.golondrinas.org/ is a living history museum located in La Cienega, south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The name means Ranch of the Swallows. Located on the Camino Real, it was a pasaje, or layover, on that trail from Mexico to Santa Fe.


If you haven’t already, be sure to scroll all the way down to read about your chance to participate in the creation of a documentary Be Home Soon.

And start getting ready for THE KACHINAS ARE COMING. That’s the big Kachina show Thea wil be putting on of my Kachina paintings the first of September at David Anthony Fine Arts, here in Taos. I hope to see you there!


How would you like to be Associate Producer on an important film while sharing in the realization of a dream? You can, and at the same time give a leg up to a good and deserving woman, our special friend, Melissa Howden. To find out how, just click on this link:


Congratulations Melissa! She’s passed the half way mark, both in time and in the amount already pledged.  Check it out.


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