A Spotlight on Contemporary Hopi Ceramicists and Katsina Doll Carvers (Opens February 13, 2018-November 25, 2018)

On exhibit for the first time, this exhibition showcases the remarkable artistry detailed in 59 ceramics and 11 katsina dolls by some of the most outstanding contemporary Hopi artists. Featured are award-winning pieces such as an appliquéd turtle jar, a seed pot, and a solstice jar.

The exhibition is sponsored by Charles F., Jennifer E. and John U. Sands.

(Located in the Ellie and Mike Ziegler Heritage Hall Gallery)

 

 

Images by Loren Anderson Photography.
Artwork Credits:
1) Kerry David (Hopi, active since c. 1980), Koshare Clown, Acquired by the Collectors in 2017.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, Acquired by the Collectors in 2015.
Elmer Adams (Hopi, life dates unknown), Koshare Clown, Acquired by the Collectors circa 1977.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, Acquired by the Collectors in 1988.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, Acquired by the Collectors in 2004.
Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
2) Helen Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Jar, Acquired by the Collectors in 2014.
Helen Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Bowl, Acquired by the Collectors in 2016.
Helen Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Pot, Acquired by the Collectors in 1977.
Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
3) Gloria Mahle (Hopi/Tewa, active since 1980), Polychromed Tea Set, Acquired by the Collectors in 2009; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
4) Jacob Koopee, Jr. (Hopi/Tewa, 1970-2011), Polychromed Sikyatki Wind Pot, Acquired by the Collectors in 2010; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
5) Preston Duwyenie (Hopi, b. 1951), Shifting Sands Seed Pot, Acquired by the Collectors in 2010; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
Heritage Hall