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Dianna Tahbo

Biography to Display: 

1960Born

2011Died

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Studio Potter

 

Dianna Tahbo is known for miniature polychrome pots decorated with a blend of traditional and contemporary Hopi designs. Among her often-used designs are butterflies and hummingbirds. 

Tahbo and her brother, Mark Tahbo, learned traditional pot making from their great-grandmother, Grace Chapella.[1]

She was a member of the Hopi-Tewa Spider Clan.

[1] https://www.eyesofthepot.com/hopi/dianna_tahbo -cited November 18, 2018-8:30PM

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.

Jacka, Lois and Jerry. The Art of the Hopi: Contemporary Journeys of Ancient Pathways. Northland Publishers, 1998.

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

 

 

Typical Marks
1996
1999
Olla
Date: 1996
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Coiled
Crocker Art Museum, promised gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D.
Crocker Art Museum, promised gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D.
Jar
Date: 1999
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Coiled
Crocker Art Museum, promised gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D.
Crocker Art Museum, promised gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D.

Citation: Clark, Donald. "The Marks Project." Last modified November 2, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/tahbo-0