Keith Yazzie Jay
Keith Yazzie Jay is active/lives in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico / Mexico. Keith Jay is known for Navajo themed pottery.
Biography Keith Yazzie Jay
Keith Yazzie Jay grew up in the four-corners area of the Navajo Nation and now resides in Cortez, CO. As early as high school, Jay started honing his talent as a sculptor. Working at a pottery shop, his hand and finger coordination developed to the point where he could work with an exacto knife.
He started to create pottery pieces with Navajo-life scenes and wildlife. By the mid-1990's, he had developed his own style of etched two-tone pottery where he carefully layers each colored pottery to a certain thickness to carve designs and wildlife.
Keith Yazzie Jay has won numerous awards in art shows throughout the United States. His recent winning entry was at Cahokia Mounds in St. Louis, where he was awar
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