A Spotlight on Contemporary Hopi Ceramicists and Katsina Doll Carvers (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) (Left to Right):
Kerry David (Hopi, active since c. 1980), Koshare Clown, Cottonwood root, paint.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, 1991, Cottonwood root, paint.
Elmer Adams (Hopi, life dates unknown), Koshare Clown, Cottonwood root, paint.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, 1987, Cottonwood root, paint.
Neil David, Sr. (Hopi/Tewa, b. 1944), Koshare Clown, 2004, Cottonwood root, paint.
Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
2) (Left to Right):
Helen “Feather Woman” Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Jar with Awatovi Design, Ceramic.
Helen “Feather Woman” Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Bowl with Awatovi Star Design, Ceramic.
Helen “Feather Woman” Naha (Hopi/Tewa, 1922-1993), Jar with Awatovi Star Design, Ceramic.
Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
3) Gloria Mahle (Hopi/Tewa, active since 1980), Tea Set, Ceramic; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
4) Jacob Koopee, Jr. (Hopi/Tewa, 1970-2011), Sikyatki Wind Pot, Ceramic; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
5) Preston Duwyenie (Hopi, b. 1951), Shifting Sands Seed Pot, Ceramic; Courtesy of a Friend of the Museum.
Heritage Hall