Volume 2: Pueblo Indian Pottery
750 Artist Biographies
Special Edition: $250
This volume profiles over 750 artists from the past two centuries, featuring over 500 illustrations of artist portraits, hundreds of pots and historic village scenes.
This book was created with the cooperation of Pueblo Indian artists. Through artist surveys, archival research and personal interviews, information was collected in 25 categories: including the artist’s pueblo, moiety (social group), clan (group of extended families), active years, lifespan, family relationships, education, teachers, students, awards, demonstrations, exhibitions, collections, favorite designs, publications and twenty years of auction records. Many artists completed a personal statement, “I enjoy creating artwork, because. . .” Some wrote or narrated
Following the biographies are family tree charts which illustrate how artistic traditions are passed down from one generation to the next. The bibliography focuses on Tewa Pueblo artists and their arts.