Archives: PIAM Artists

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Keli’i Eli

Keli’i Eli is a first generation Zuni Pueblo and Hawaiian Native fetish carver & stone sculptor. Born and raised in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, he is self-taught and first started

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Tyler Lansing

Tyler Lansing is the son of well-known potter Bob Lansing. Like his father, he produces beautiful pieces that are inspired by his Navajo heritage and nature. In his own words,

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Adrian Wall

Adrian Wall is a sculptor from Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico. He has been sculpting since his late teens and has always had an affinity for stone sculpture. He has won

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Duran Gasper

Duran Gasper is a Zuni Jeweler. He learned cluster work from his mother, Rose Gasper and learned inlay from his brother, Arnie. Over the years he has perfected his craft

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Jimmy Yawakia

Jimmy started carving as a youngster, learning from his father and brother, first on cottonwood roots before graduating to antlers and then stone. Jimmy has a deeply rooted and spiritual

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Roy M. Walters Jr.

Roy is a Native American artist of the Dine’ (Navajo Tribe) of Arizona.  Roy comes from the Bitterwater clan, “Todich’ii’nii” (maternal side) and is born for “One Who Walk Around

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Mona Laughing

As a child, Mona watched her mother weave and learned from her; she has perfected the art of weaving over many years. Mona hand-dyes wool for her pieces with natural

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Earl Dino Patterson

Dino is from the Hopi Roadrunner and Greasewood Clans.  He was taught carving by his brother and brother-in-law, and has been carving katsinas for more than 30 years. He gathers

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Baje Whitethorne Sr.

Baje Whitethorne Sr. is widely considered one of the prominent artists working in watercolors in the world. His art has been featured in galleries, art centers, and collections all over the

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Bob Lansing

Navajo pottery-maker Bob Lansing uses pottery wheel to form clay pots in a variety of sizes and shapes.  He coats the finished white pots with several coats of different colored

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