Taos school of fine arts


Established in Taos, New Mexico in 1932 by Emil Bisttram, the classes, winter and summer, were held in his home. Curriculum focus was Abstract and Transcendental Art with underlying themes of spatial relationships or Dynamic Symmetry. Subjects were Art, Dance, Music and Drama. Among his students were Alfred Morang, Marion Koogler McNay, Florence Miller Pierce and Horace Towner Pierce. Source: Arrell Morgan Gibson,"The Santa Fe and Taos Colonies".