Regina Tatum Cooke
(Corsicana, Texas, 1902 – 1988, Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Regina Tatum Cooke was an American artist and journalist. She grew up in Dalhart, Texas, and received her BA in art from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. She then lived in Denver before moving back to Dalhart in 1930, and in 1933 she moved to Taos, New Mexico. She painted landscapes of the U.S. Southwest and received several commissions from the Works Progress Administration. Cooke also worked as an arts editor for several newspapers in New Mexico, reporting on the arts community in Taos, and helped found the Taos Art Association.