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Indigenous Arts Show
November 23 @ 10:00 am - November 27 @ 4:00 pm
The Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store is hosting an Indigenous Arts Show featuring pottery, basketry, carvings and jewelry created by Native artists from the Southwest region. Each day will feature different art and artists.
11/23: Mata Ortiz Pottery Show: Featuring the work of master artist Oralia Lopez Guillen, and other Mata Ortiz artists. Oralia will demonstrate the intricate technique used to paint Mata Ortiz pottery. Mata Ortiz pottery is internationally known for its elegant form, precision designs and beautiful colors
11/24: Tohono O’odham Basketry Show and Demo: Peruse the beautiful basketry of Fred & Della Cruz as they share the rich history of this Tohono O’odham art form. A wide variety of Tohono O’odham baskets representing additional weavers will also be available for sale.
11/25: Howard Sice Jewelry Show: Howard is an award-winning Laguna Pueblo jeweler. Raised in the village of Paraje, he also spent time with Hopi relatives; therefore his work reflects aspects of both cultures. He is known for his highly detailed engraving work in silver and gold. His daughter Adrienne will also be joining us with a collectionof her sterling silver Byzantine weave necklaces, bracelets and chain earrings.
11/26: Hopi Collection: Featuring Hopi Katsina carver Dino Patterson and additional crafts from a variety of Hopi artists. Richard Bazurto will also be joining us with his Hohokam inspired small posts.
11/27: Tarahumara Basketry and Folk Art: This show will feature the work of multiple artists. The Tarahumara inhabit the Copper Canyon region of Chihuahua Mexico, a vast network of canyons that rival the Unite States’ Grand Canyon in size. A large assortment of pine needle and sotol baskets, pine bark carvings and dolls, and hand carved wooden goods will be available for purchase.
11/23-11/27: A special selection of Navajo and Zuni jewelry will also be available throughout the week-long show.
The Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store carries arid-adapted seeds from their Seed Bank collection, a wide range of heritage food products from regional vendors, educational books, and Native American arts and crafts. Additionally, they host gardening workshops, plant sales, and various community events throughout the year. For more information, visit: nativeseeds.org