Taos Woman

Throughout Taos' history, the driven and unique women here have shaped and molded many of our community's children, the arts, businesses and charitable endeavors. They are leaders and role models who …
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Rini's Place

Rini Templeton (born Lucille Corinne Templeton in Buffalo, New York, in 1935) lived and worked in Taos and Northern New Mexico during the ‘60s and ‘70s, a time of great …

At the HEART of Taos

It feels more like a home than it does an office. There is a large wooden table at the center of the room, and the walls are plastered in warm, soft colors. The decorations seem carefully considered: …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

PRESIDENT/OWNER KTAOS SOLAR RADIO 101.9/LUNA 96.7 FM INDUSTRY: BROADCASTING HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “September of 2004, I was hired as the production director. In February …

Free spirit

Renowned in the Taos snow sports community for her alpinist accomplishments in the U.S. and New Zealand, 31-year-old Christina Bruno brings both peak and depth experience to the …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

OWNER/MANAGER BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY TAOS REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY: REAL ESTATE HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “Since June 1987.” WHAT IS THE TOWN OF TAOS DOING RIGHT FOR …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

OWNER GRAYSTONE FURNITURE INDUSTRY: RETAIL HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “I opened Graystone in 2002, so I’m in my 15th year.” WHAT IS THE TOWN OF TAOS DOING RIGHT FOR …

Hammers, nails and empowerment

When one thinks of a construction worker,the first image that comes to mind is likely not a woman. And until Rosie the Riveter showed up in World War II, it was even more unlikely. But as women continue …

Health watch

A woman’s health is her total well-being, not determined solely by biological factors and reproduction, but also by effects of work load, nutrition and stress among …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

ARTIST AND CO-OWNER OF TOTAL ARTS GALLERY INDUSTRY: RETAIL/ART Teruko Wilde’s art has been represented by many galleries across the U.S., from Hawaii to Florida and all points in between. …

Exacting creatives

How seven successful, highly individualistic female artists of a certain age group living and working in Taos managed to coordinate their personal visions and creativity to produce …

True grit

Katie Thomas faced a dilemma in 2009. The human resources position that brought her to Taos two years earlier ended when the company left town. She could have relocated, but she …

'Josefa: The Lifetime of Maria Josefa Jaramillo Carson, 1828-1868'

In the mid-19th century, Taos witnessed much upheaval and violence due to U.S. military invasion during the Mexican-American War. Much has been written about the men of the time, such as Gen. Stephen …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

MARKETING AND TOURISM DIRECTOR FOR THE TOWN OF TAOS INDUSTRY: MARKETING AND TOURISM HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “I’ve been director of marketing and tourism for 16 …

Women Give

Is it conceivable for a group ofwomen to come together withthe purpose of having a lasting,powerful impact on supportingcharitable projects that serve thewomen and girls of our …

Movers and shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

TAOS PUEBLO TOURISM DIRECTOR INDUSTRY: MARKETING AND TOURISM HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “I have been in the tourism director position since 2012.” WHAT IS THE TOWN OF TAOS …

Living the soulful life

Taos and its women are authentic, independent, cautious of the norm and unafraid of taking risks. They are as colorful, as protective, as tough, as forgiving — and, when need be, …

Movers and Shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

GENERAL MANAGER FRIDAY MOTORS INDUSTRY: AUTOMOBILE HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AT THE HELM? “I have been at Friday Motors for 20 years and as general manager for the last three.” WHAT IS …

Movers and Shakers — Taos businesswomen to know

OWNER TAOS LIFESTYLE INDUSTRY: RETAIL Mary Domito opened her second furniture/mattress store (Alamosa Home) in Alamosa, Colorado, in May of 2005 and recently partnered with a longtime …

Hook, line and dreamer

In the spring of 2015, Emily Roley packed as many belongings into her 2006 Subaru and a 13-foot 1972 Yellowstone travel trailer as she could cram in. Departing Nashville, Tennessee, she left behind …