Taos Artist of the Year

WOMEN WHO PAINTED THE WEST (PART 3): ILA MCAFEE

WOMEN WHO PAINTED THE WEST (PART 3): ILA MCAFEE

Young Ila McAfee (1897-1995) found little paper in her home so she drew her first full-sized horse on a page of the family Bible. She also painted on old envelopes, boxes and other books. Growing up near Gunnison, Colorado, McAfee says about riding to school ten miles each way, “Spending two or more hours on a horse every day, I became pretty well ...