(1942 - 2009)
Michael (Lomawywesa) Kabotie was active/lived in Arizona. Michael Kabotie is known for petroglyph-geometric imagery painting, murals, jewelry making.
Biography Michael Kabotie
Michael Kabotie was born on September 3, 1942 on the Hopi Indian Reservation in northeastern Arizona. He grew up in the village of Shungopavi and attended school on the reservation until the Hopi high school was closed. He graduated from Haskell Indian School in Lawrence, Kansas in 1961. While in his junior year there he was invited to spend the summer at the Southwest Indian Art Project at the University of Arizona. Participants included Fritz Scholder, Helen Hardin, Charles Loloma and Joe Hererra, who became a life long friend and his primary artist mentor.
After high school, Michael attended the University of Arizona, studying engineering. After dropping out of college he held a one-man show at the Heard Museum, and his work was o
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