Join the conversation about the “Good Old Days in Taos”
a panel discussion with six Taoseño(a)s:
Anita Rodriguez, Bernadette Track, Bill Whaley, Enriqueta Vasquez,
Patricia Michaels, & Tom McCarthy
Anita Rodriguez grew up on Taos Plaza, and has witnessed seven decades of change. She is a painter, writer, adobe expert and storyteller.
Bernadette Track practices & teaches traditional pottery & abstract painting. Her education in performing & visual arts impacts her personal healing journey.
Bill Whaley is the author of Gringo Lessons: Twenty Years of Terror in Taos (2014), and publisher of Horse Fly, a muck-raking monthly. He teaches writing at UNM-Taos and community culture courses at the Taos Historic Museums.
Enriqueta Vasquez is an activist, writer & artist. She has been involved in writing, editing & publishing Viva La Raza, El Grito del Norte & Women of La Raza.
Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo is a world-renowned Fashion and Textile designer. She serves on the Taos Historical Museum Board and her fashions are in museums, museum shops and boutique galleries throughout the USA.
Tom McCarthy has been a Taos merchant whose family has been in business in Taos since 1904.