9780890135099

Born of Fire

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  • ISBN13:

    9780890135099

  • ISBN10:

    0890135096

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-15
  • Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Pr
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Summary

Regarded as one of the great masters of Pueblo ceramics, Margaret Tafoya (1904-2001) is known for her trademark large black polished ceramics, decoraded with traditional imagery of rain clouds, water serpents, bear paws, and other symbols. An award-winning artist, she was recipient of the Lifetime Acheivement Award from the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, and a National Heritage Fellowship.

Author Biography

Charles S. King is a recognized expert in the field of pueblo pottery and the owner of King Galleries of Scottsdale. He has lectured widely on Pueblo pottery and has served as a judge for many pottery exhibits.

Table of Contents

Growing Up the Pueblo Way: 1904-1924p. 17
Family Life: 1925-1949p. 35
The Transitional Years: 1950-1969p. 57
Reaching the Zenith: 1970-1990p. 85
Artistry, Faith, and Determination: 1991-2004p. 115
The Tradition Continuesp. 123
Signaturesp. 150
Genealogyp. 152
Referencesp. 155
Indexp. 157
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