RC Gorman
RC Gorman

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Name: RC Gorman
Occupation: Painter
Gender: Male
Birth Day: July 26, 1931
Death Date: Nov 3, 2005 (age 74)
Age: Aged 74
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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RC Gorman

RC Gorman was born on July 26, 1931 in United States (74 years old). RC Gorman is a Painter, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out RC Gormannet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He sold his artwork to Elizabeth TaylorGregory Peck, and other celebrities.

Does RC Gorman Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, RC Gorman died on Nov 3, 2005 (age 74).

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Before Fame

His 1958 trip to Mexico inspired him to become an artist, and he moved to San Francisco to begin his career.

Biography Timeline


In 1958, he received the first scholarship from the Navajo Tribal Council to study outside of the United States, and enrolled in the art program at Mexico City College. There he learned of and was influenced by the work of Diego Rivera. He later studied art at San Francisco State University, where he also worked as a model.


Gorman moved from California to New Mexico, opening the Navajo Gallery in Taos in 1968. It was the first Native American-owned art gallery.


In 1973, he was the only living artist whose work was shown in the “Masterworks of the American Indian" show held at Metropolitan Museum in New York City. One of his pieces was selected for the cover of the exhibit's catalog.


In 1998, he donated art for Tom Udall's campaign for election to the U.S. House of Representatives. On April 1, 2003, Gorman donated his personal library to Diné College at the request of the college's president, Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet.


On September 18, 2005, Gorman fell at his home and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in Taos. On September 26, he was transferred to University of New Mexico Hospital (in Albuquerque). He died at age 74 on November 3. New Mexico governor Bill Richardson ordered flags flown at half-staff in his honor.

Family Life

RC Gorman was born on a Navajo reservation near Arizona's Canyon de Chelly to painter an teacher Carl Gorman.

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