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Daniel Begay

Biography to Display: 

1987Born Santa Fe, New Mexico

EDUCATION

2010 BBA Bachelor of Business Administration, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013 MBA Masters of Business Administration, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Daniel Begay works in earthenware, carving traditional forms with geometric designs. He is a Native American potter of the Santa Clara Pueblo. Begay is of Navajo or Dine heritage. He was taught the craft by his father, Harrison Begay, Jr., a son of Pueblo potter Harrison Begay, Sr.

Daniel Begay is influenced by cultural traditions of his upbringing and members of his immediate family. In addition to his father, his daughter and wife were also artists.  In the Santa Clara Pueblo, he was exposed to countless potters, sacred cultural stories, and an environment that nurtured creativity.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

 

 

Typical Marks

Typical mark as of 08-2017 is first name, “Daniel,” printed in capital letters with two- digit date underneath name, on base of pot.

 

Jar
Date: 2010
Materials: Local Clay
Method: Coiled
Surface Technique: Burnished, Carved, Slip
Crocker Art Museum, gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2014.1.14
Crocker Art Museum, gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2014.1.14

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified September 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/begay