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Tonita Hamilton Nampeyo

Biography to Display: 

1934 Born

 

Tonita Nampeyo's pieces often contain references to designs originating in shards from the Sikyatki ruins that her family has used for three generations. She is well known for the contemporary feel of her pots that also reflect her interest in preserving the Nampeyo family pottery traditions. 

Tonita Nampeyo is a daughter of Fannie Nampeyo and a granddaughter of Nampeyo. 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Dillingham, Rick. Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery. Albuquerque NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.

Schaaf, Gregory. Hopi-Tewa Pottery: 500 Artist Biographies: Santa Fe, NM: Center for Indigenous Art and Culture Press, 1998.

 

 

 

Typical Marks
Jar
Materials: Local Clay
Method: Coiled
Surface Technique: Polychrome
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.3
Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by Loren G. Lipson, M.D., 2013.79.3

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/nampeyo-5