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Leah Garcia Nampeyo

Biography to Display: 

1928 Born

1974 Died


Leah Garcia Nampeyo, a Hopi/Tewa potter, was a daughter of Fannie Nampeyo and a granddaughter of Nampeyo.  She was most active from 1945 to 1974 producing polychrome pots in the Nampeyo family tradition.







Bibliography to Display: 

Jacka, Jerry D. and Lois Essary Jacka. Art of the Hopi: Contemporary Journeys on Ancient Pathways. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishers, 1998. 

Schaaf, Gregory and Richard Howard, ed. Hopi-Tewa Pottery: 500 Artist Biographies. Santa Fe, MN: Center for Indigenous Arts and Culture Printers, 1998.




Typical Marks
ca 1965
Date: ca 1965
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Coiled
Surface Technique: Polychrome
Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Loren G. Lipson
Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Loren G. Lipson

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified April 13, 2023.