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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
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 November 7, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/huma