Chester Nez was one of the First Twenty-Nine Navajo Code Talkers in World War II. Following the war, he completed highschool in Lawrence, Kansas then enrolled in the art program and the University of Kansas.
The original work was created in 1975 and is reminicient of the ye'ii motive Chester painted in the Chapel at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was gifted back to the family after being found on e-bay recently and the family has been working to aquire and catalog more of Chester's work.
The original work is on display at the gallery, and the family has made beautiful archival prints available for purchase so that you can enjoy it and to continue to fund their efforts to perserve and promote his work and the Code Talker story.
These prints are available EXCLUSIVELY through the Michael Gorman Gallery
These prints are available to you in two sizes:
- $60.0 0 - 7" x 9" (image size) printed on 8 1/2" x 11" archival paper
- $100.00 - 11" x 13 3/4" (image size) printed on 14" x 18" archival paper
*Prints do not include frame.