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Stella Huma

Biography to Display: 

1929 Born

1996 Died

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Pueblo potter

 

Stella Huma worked on the Hopi Reservation. Her work is notable for the thin-walled vessel forms she created. The surfaces of her vessels are highly burnished with carefully applied traditional designs.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Schaaf, Gregory and Angie. Hopi-Tewa Pottery: 500 Artist Biographies. Santa Fe, NM: Ciac Press, 1998.

Sikorski, Marilyn A. Modern Hopi Pottery. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1968.

Wade, Edwin L. The Arts of the North American Indian: Native Traditions in Evolution. Manchester, VT: Hudson Hills Press, 1998.

 

 

Typical Marks
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.2
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.2
Seed Jar
Form: Jar
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Coiled
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.2
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.2

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 1, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/huma