Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo
Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo is active/lives in Arizona. Dextra Nampeyo is known for Hopi-Tewa pottery and painting, teaching.
Biography Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo
Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo (b. 1928)
Dextra Quotskuyva, daughter of Annie Nampeyo's daughter Rachel, is an unsurpassed pottery artist. Throughout the 30-plus years of her artistic career, Dextra has participated in major museum and gallery exhibitions across the United States and has received numerous honors, including a 1995 Arizona Living Treasures award and a 1998 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arizona State Museum in Tucson.
Dextra turned to pottery only in her mid-30s. At first, following the advice of her mother to stay true to the old styles, Dextra's design repertoire was limited to traditional Nampeyo migration and bird designs. But after her mother passed away in 1985, Dextra felt at greater liberty to express he
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