Meet the Artist: Nathan Youngblood
Saturday, September 21, 2019
1:30 – 4 PM
Meet nationally renowned
potter Nathan Youngblood, Santa Clara Pueblo, for an afternoon of demonstration and informal
conversation within a small group setting. Noted for his intricate and
precise blending of traditions and contemporary innovations in
hand-building, Nathan will give participants a close-up view of his deep carving and burnishing technique.
About the artist:
Nathan Youngblood is a highly respected potter known for his designs and the quality of his work. Since 1976, he has won over 44 awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market, often winning 1st and 2nd place. In 1987 he received the Jack Hover Memorial Award for excellence in Santa Clara pueblo pottery at the Santa Fe Indian Market. His work has been exhibited at the White House and the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Denver, Colorado.
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Nathan Youngblood (Santa Clara, born 1954), Carved Black Egg, 1998. Earthenware, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Crocker Art Museum purchase, with funds provided by the Martha G. and Robert G. West Fund; Aj Watson; Janet Mohle-Boetani, M.D., and Mark Manasse; and the F. M. Rowles Fund, 2016.105