Posts Categorized: Who's Who

Inter “View” from the Plaza with Darren Vigil Gray

Darren Vigil Gray is an acclaimed contemporary artist who has called Santa Fe home since he was a boy.   He attended IAIA at age 15 through their high school program and was once described as the “Golden boy of the third generation of Native American modernists”.  He is a golden boy with staying power. His… Read more »

Inter “View” from the Plaza with Tony Abeyta

Artist Tony Abeyta grew up in Gallup, New Mexico and has lived, worked and studied around the world. He received an Honorary Doctorate from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) where he is an Adjunct Profesor. He was awarded the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2012 and was honored… Read more »

Inter “View” from the Plaza with Brian Hardgroove

Brian Hardgroove is the bassist for Public Enemy (inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in December 2012), but his musical talents extend far beyond one instrument, one band. Hardgroove is an accomplished musician, producer, radio host and teacher. After relocating to Santa Fe from New York City, Hardgroove immediately lent his talents… Read more »

A Milk Cow Named La Fonda

I always love hearing from our guests, and many times they tell me why they chose to stay at La Fonda on their trip to Santa Fe. Sometimes it’s because a friend recommended us. Sometimes it’s because their parents or grandparents stayed here. Sometimes it’s become a Santa Fe tradition.  But I have to say,… Read more »