Issue 4

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Native American Art #4

August / September 2016

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164

Path to Beauty

H. Malcolm Grimmer will feature The Path to Beauty: The Art of Plains Indian Moccasins at the Antique American Indian Art Show at El Museo in Santa Fe

168

A Bird’s-eye View

New work by Tony Abeyta will be on view at The Owings Gallery in Santa Fe, August 12 through September 19

172

Evolution of Pueblo Pottery

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will present Black: Pueblo Pottery Then and Now, 1880-2016, August 1 through October 31.

176

Family Traditions

The 18th Maria Martinez show at Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery Santa Fe will be open July 29 through August 24.

180

The Art of War

Morning Star Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will host the exhibition The Art of War, August 10 through September 5

184

Mastering the Creative Process

First interview done by award-winning jeweler Olin Tsingine (Hopi/Navajo), who will be at the Santa Fe Indian Market.

188

The Storyteller

Blue Rain Gallery will host a new exhibition of works by Hyrum Joe (Navajo/Southern Ute/Hopi/Apache) on August 17 at its Railyard location in Santa Fe.

190

Real Stories

August 19 through September 6, 20 paintings by Comanche artist Nocona Burgess will be on view at Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

192

Intricate Forms

Works by Santa Clara artist Tammy Garcia will be available at a single day “pop-up” show at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado in Santa Fe.

194

A New Generation

3 Under 30 will feature new works by Jordan Roller, Chris Youngblood, and Johnathan Naranjo, presented by King Galleries & Virgil Ortiz.

196

Magic & Mystery

Approximately 40 historic Plains Indian artifacts will be available in the exhibition Waks’upi Ihunkahan at Nambe Trading Post

198

Contemporary Aesthetics

A look at works by Les Namingha, Preston Singletary, and Yatika Fields as part of Blue Rain Gallery’s annual Celebration of Contemporary Native American Art

200

Breaking Boundaries

Works by four leading Native American potters—Tammy Garcia, Les Namingha, Virgil Ortiz, and Nathan Youngblood—will come together in an unprecedented show, Unrivaled | Clay.

202

Connecting with the Past

The upcoming exhibition Transitions in Traditions, hosted at Beals & Co. Showroom in Santa Fe, New Mexico, juxtaposes contemporary and historic Native American artwork.

Events/Fairs


130

Keeping Tradition Alive

New offerings at annual Antique American Indian Art Show provide options for connoisseurs to add to their collections.

134

Art Treasures

More than 70 gallery owners and trader will exhibit art objects at the seventh annual Objects of Art Santa Fe Show.

136

Artifacts Abound

Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Show returns to the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.

138

Expanding Presence

The Keshi Foundation’s inaugural Zuni Show features 80 carvers, potters and jewelers of the Zuni Pueblo.

140

Access to History

The Indian Arts Research Center at the School of Advanced Research conducts tours of its nearly 12,000-piece collection.

142

Timeless Collectibles

The Great Southwestern Antique Show will celebrate Hispanic and Native American cultures.

Museum Exhibitions


206

Power & Prestige

A new examination of headdresses of the American Plains opens at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma.

210

Master of His Craft

Retrospective of work by Rick Bartow continues nationwide tour at the Institute of American Indian Arts’ Museum of Contemporary Native Arts.

212

Cultural Immersion

Museum of Northern Arizona hosts 67th annual Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture with work by 75 artists.

Auctions


216

Wealth of Material

Auction in Santa Fe is highlighted by quality antique and contemporary Native American pieces.

218

Pueblo and Plains



220

Unique Offerings

Allard Auctions’ Best of Santa Fe auction looks to break records with rare finds from jewelry, beadwork and basketry.

222

Robust Results

Bonhams’ two-day June Native American Art auction totals $2.53 million, with strong prices for jewelry and Northwest Coast items.

224

Rare Items Triumph

Skinner, Inc.’s May 6 sale of American Indian & Ethnographic Art led by two rare and important outfits.

226

Breaking Records

On May 25, Walker’s Fine Art & Estate Auctions achieved its most successful Inuit and First Nations Art sale to date.

Galleries in this Issue



Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

Christopher Cardozo Fine Art




Mabel Dodge Luhan, Jay Evetts and Lynn D. Trusdell Collections

Mabel Dodge Luhan, Jay Evetts and Lynn D. Trusdell Collections




Bischoff's Gallery

Bischoff's Gallery

Scottsdale, AZ

Gemstone Tile

Gemstone Tile

Kingman, AZ

Old West Events

Old West Events

Mesa, AZ

Red Mountain Outpost

Red Mountain Outpost

Phoenix, AZ

Sandi Ciaramitaro

Sandi Ciaramitaro

Scottsdale, AZ

Trailside Galleries

Trailside Galleries

Scottsdale, AZ

Gene Quintana Fine Art

Gene Quintana Fine Art

Carmichael, CA

Roadside America Gallery of the West

Roadside America Gallery of the West

Pasadena, CA

Evergreen Fine Art

Evergreen Fine Art

Evergreen, CO

George Shaw Gallery

George Shaw Gallery

Basalt, CO

Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors

Evergreen, CO

Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

Evergreen, CO

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Chicago, IL

River Trading Post

River Trading Post

Dundee, IL


Thomas Lull Indian Art

Thomas Lull Indian Art

Watertown, MN

Paddi Moyer

Paddi Moyer

Missoula, MT

Sundog Fine Art

Sundog Fine Art

Bozeman, MT

Thomas Nygard

Thomas Nygard

Bozeman, MT

Adobe Gallery

Adobe Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Adobe Gallery

Adobe Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

Altermann Galleries & Auctioneers

Santa Fe, NM


Auction in Santa Fe

Auction in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

Beals & Co.

Beals & Co.

Santa Fe, NM

Beals & Co. Showroom

Beals & Co. Showroom

Santa Fe, NM

Beyond the Plaza

Beyond the Plaza

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Blue Rain Gallery

Blue Rain Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Cherokee Art Market

Cherokee Art Market

Santa Fe, NM

Christopher Selser American Indian Art Acquisition and Sales Consultant

Christopher Selser American Indian Art Acquisition and Sales Consultant

Santa Fe, NM

Decontie & Brown

Decontie & Brown

Santa Fe, NM


Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Don Siegel Chipeta Trading Company

Santa Fe, NM

Faust Gallery

Faust Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Faust Gallery | Mei Gallery

Faust Gallery | Mei Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Grey Dog Trading

Grey Dog Trading

Albuquerque, NM

H. Malcolm Grimmer

H. Malcolm Grimmer

Santa Fe, NM

I Am Anishinaabe

I Am Anishinaabe

Santa Fe, NM

Indigenous Fine Art Market

Indigenous Fine Art Market

Santa Fe, NM

Jesse Monongye Studios

Jesse Monongye Studios

Santa Fe, NM

Kathleen Wall

Kathleen Wall

Santa Fe, NM

Kim Seyesnem Obrzut

Kim Seyesnem Obrzut

Santa Fe, NM

King Galleries & Virgil Ortiz

King Galleries & Virgil Ortiz

Santa Fe, NM

King Galleries & Virgil Ortiz

King Galleries & Virgil Ortiz

Santa Fe, NM

Linda West Sculptures

Linda West Sculptures

Santa Fe, NM

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Potery

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Potery

Santa Fe, NM

Malouf on the Plaza

Malouf on the Plaza

Santa Fe, NM

Malouf on the Plaza

Malouf on the Plaza

Santa Fe, NM

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Maxwell Alexander Gallery

Maxwell Alexander Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Micqaela Jones

Micqaela Jones

Santa Fe, NM

Miles and Miles Trading

Miles and Miles Trading

Santa Fe, NM

Morning Star Gallery

Morning Star Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Morning Star Gallery

Morning Star Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Santa Fe, NM

Native Jackets

Native Jackets

Santa Fe, NM

Nedra Matteucci Galleries

Nedra Matteucci Galleries

Santa Fe, NM

Objects of Art Santa Fe

Objects of Art Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

Olin Tsingine

Olin Tsingine

Santa Fe, NM

Roxanne Swentzell Tower Gallery

Roxanne Swentzell Tower Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Art Auction

Santa Fe Art Auction

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe, NM

Sherwoods Spirit of America

Sherwoods Spirit of America

Santa Fe, NM

Tambaran Gallery

Tambaran Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Territorial Indian Arts & Antiques

Santa Fe, NM

Than Povi Fine Art Gallery

Than Povi Fine Art Gallery

Pueblo, NM

The Antique American Indian Art Show Santa Fe

The Antique American Indian Art Show Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

Taos, NM

The Nambe Trading Post

The Nambe Trading Post

Nambe, NM

The Owings Gallery on Palace

The Owings Gallery on Palace

Santa Fe, NM

The Owings Gallery on Palace

The Owings Gallery on Palace

Santa Fe, NM

The Zuni Show

The Zuni Show

Santa Fe, NM

Toby Herbst

Toby Herbst

Santa Fe, NM

True West Santa Fe

True West Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

True West Santa Fe

True West Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

Victoria Adams

Victoria Adams

Santa Fe, NM

Waddell Trading Co

Waddell Trading Co

Santa Fe, NM

Waddell Trading Co

Waddell Trading Co

Santa Fe, NM

Wheelwright Museum

Wheelwright Museum

Santa Fe, NM

Whitehawk Shows

Whitehawk Shows

Santa Fe, NM

Windsor Betts Art Brokerage House

Windsor Betts Art Brokerage House

Santa Fe, NM

Wrights Indian Art

Wrights Indian Art

Albuquerque, NM

Jeffrey R. Myers

Jeffrey R. Myers

New York, NY

John Molloy Gallery

John Molloy Gallery

New York, NY

Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC

Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC

New York, NY

Totta-Bono

Totta-Bono

Shrub Oak, NY

Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

Bartlesville, OK

Four Winds Gallery

Four Winds Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA

Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions

Dallas, TX

Modern West Fine Art

Modern West Fine Art

Salt Lake City, UT

Antique American Indian Art, Inc.

Antique American Indian Art, Inc.

Bothell, WA

Cayuse Western Americana

Cayuse Western Americana

Jackson Hole, WY

Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

Jackson, WY