(Born 1932 - 2010) Navajo) Arthur C. Begay, Sr. attended Phoenix High School, after which he received his art training from the Famous Artist's School. An electrician as well as an artist, his paintings have been exhibited at Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonials in Gallup, New Mexico; at the Lawrence Indian Arts Show in Kansas; at the Navajo Tribal Fair and Rodeo in Window Rock, Arizona and at the famed Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Begay's paintings are included in the collections of the Heritage Center Collection in Pine Ridge, South Dakota and at the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona. His paintings have been receiving awards at the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonials in Gallup since 1986. He is listed in Patrick Lester's book The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters as well as Jeanne Snodgrass' book American Indian Painters: A Biographical Directory.