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New Mexican (Newspaper) - November 4, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico 5 S g j 5 B NOVEMBER FRIDAY 50 CENTS GORMAN 19312005 A TAGS ORIGINAL GORMAN AT A GLANCE July Born Rudolph Carl Gor man in Chinle Ariz Mid1950s Majors in literature and minors in art at Northern Arizona University 1958 Receives scholarship from the Navajo Tribal Coun cil to study art at Mexico City College later studies art at San Francisco State University 1968 Opens his Navajo Gallery in Taos 1973 Gorman is the only living artist in the Masterworks of the American Indian exhibit at the Metro politan Museum in New York 1983 Taos gallery owner Stephen Park and photographer Chuck Henningsen publish Gorman A Portrait Little Brown New York 1986 Harvard Uni versity recognizes the artist for his notable contributions to American art and Native American cul ture San Francisco Mayor Dianne Fein stein declares March 19 Gorman Day 1998 Gorman gives an inkind donation of art toward Tom Udails campaign for election to the House of Represen tatives 20O3 Donates his persona library col lection to Dine Col lege in Tsaile Ariz 20O4 Gormans works are among 13 lithographs stolen from Rio Grande Gal lery in Santa Fe Sept 18 2005 Suf fers a fall at his home and is taken to Taos Holy Cross Hospital Sept 26 Trans ferred to University Hospital in Albuquer que Nov 3 2OO5 Dies at 74 Compiled by Craig Smith Rick News Gorman shown in 2OOO was one of the foremost Native American artists working today Bread Maker Lithographcolored Carmen Child Lithographcolored Images courtesy Windsor Belts Cochiti silk screen Ticasso of American Indian art carved new pathways for native artists By Rick Romancrto and Virginia L Clark Taos News The New York Times once called Gorman who died Thursday at 74 the Picasso of American Indian art His work and personal ity exerted an indelible presence on the Taos andNorthern New Mexico arts scenes Internationally he was one of the foremost Native American artists working today Gorman died around 1230 pjn at University Hospital in Albuquer que where he was being treated for a bacterial blood infection that resulted in multiple complications including pneumonia He had been transferred there Sept 26 after eight days of treatment at Holy Cross Hospital in Taos He was ini tially hospitalized after a fall at his homa Gorman was surrounded by family and friends when he passed away and was comforted by all the prayers of his friends and well wishers said Virginia Dooley his longtime agent and friend on his gallerys Web site Gorman was not just a giant in the Gov Bill Richardson said but he was a great spokesman for New Mexico and the Navajo Nation and for artists around the world He was a dear friend who will be sorely Richardson said he spent many evenings at Gormans home during parade and campaign visits I will very very sorely miss him He was Please see GORMAN Page A7 Warrants Childsex materials found at state agencies Public Education Department worker placed on administrative leave By Jason Auslander The New Mexican Sexual materials involving children were found on a computer and a computer net work in two state government agencies within the last month according to court documents A Public Education Department worker has been put on administrative leave while a contract worker was taken off a Human Services Department computer project according to representatives from the two departments A security engineer with the General Services Department reported finding the material Oct 3 when he found that an Inter net relay chat in the Human Services system was filling his security logs with a searchwarrant affidavit filed last week in District Court says When the engineer looked at the Internet conversation he found sexually explicit language that might involve children the warrant says The engineer and a techni cian from the Human Services Department tracked down the exact computer port on which the explicit conversation took place the warrant says The computer port was used by a Northrop Grumman employee who was working on the Human Services network said Betina Gonzales McCracken depart ment spokeswoman The employee had used his personal laptop which he connected to the network she said Please see SEX Page A6 OBITUARIES Delia C Gonzales 68 Santa Fe Nov 1 Diana M Kim 63 Santa 29 Emily Ponce NOV 2 Gilbert R Garcia 54 Santa Fe Get 31 Mario L Gonzales Noel D Priestley PageC2 LADY HORSEMEN ADVANCE St Michaels rolls over Bloomfield 70 to advance to the state soccer tournament semifinals Sports Bl Index Annies Generation Next Horoscope Local STARTING SUNDAY Santa Fe police have seen a surge in domestic violence cases this year and nationally New Mexico is one of the most deadly states when people attack their partners A fourday series by 77e New Mexican that begins Sunday will explore the causes of the problem and how officials hope to solve it D5 Dl D5 Cl Gallegos quits as criminal case filed Suspended city judge faces three felony counts By Jason Auslander The New Mexican Suspended Municipal Judge Frances Gallegos resigned Thursday after three felony counts of records tampering were filed against her in Santa Fe County Magistrate Court The elected judge whose resignation came amid a state Judicial Standards Commission investigation into misconduct allegations didnt mention the separate criminal case now pending against her in a resignation letter sent Thursday to city officials My decision to resign in no way is an admission of any Gallegos wrote in a letter addressed to Mayor Larry Delgado the City Council and City Manager Mike Lujan The three counts of tampering with public records Please see GALLEGOS Page A8 Lauren The New Mexican Gov Bill Richardson announces the selection of Doug Brown right as treasurer Thursday Republican named state treasurer By Steve Terrell The New Mexican Just a week and a day after indicted state Treasurer Robert Vigil resigned Gov Bill Richardson on Thurs day appointed a Republican with decades of experience in finance and banking to serve out Vigils term Douglas Brown 67 told reporters his primary job will be to restore trust and stability to the Treasurers Office which has been rocked since September by an FBI cor ruption investigation that led to the indictments of Vigil and former Treasurer Michael Montoya Doug Brown is a man of integrity and a financial expert with 28 years of experience in banking and Richardson said I am proud to name him interim New Mexico state treasurer I am confident that he is the right person to begin to restore confidence in the office of state Please see TREASURER Page A6 THE PATH Native American voices contribute to the stories told in the Nah Poeh Meng exhibit at Pojoaque Pueblos Poeh Museum The museum seeks to reflect the art and culture of the Pueblo people The Nah Poeh Meng exhibit guides visitors along the Pueblo path from 1500 BC to the present Pasatiempo Inside Police Main Late News TODAY Mostly sunny High 57 low 34 Page C10 Five sections 44 pages Pasatiempo 96 pages 156th year Issue No 308 Publication No 596440 A locally owned and independent newspaper V s Serving New Mexico for 156 years ;