DY Begay

DY Begay, a Diné (Navajo) born to the Tótshoníí clan (Big Water) and for the Táchii'nii clan (Red Running into Water/Earth), is a fifth-generation weaver. Begay’s tapestries encompass her interpretation of the natural beauty and descriptive colors of the Navajo reservation, reflecting on her Navajo identity and her family’s weaving tradition. Begay’s work has been exhibited in and collected by major museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Saint Louis Art Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Kennedy Museum of Art, C.N. Gorman Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Mesa Art Center, National Museum of Scotland, and the Heard Museum.