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Daisy Hooee Nampeyo

 (1906 - 1994)
Daisy Hooee Nampeyo was active/lived in Arizona, New Mexico / France.  Daisy Nampeyo is known for Polychrome olla pottery-large scale, parrot design.

Daisy Hooee Nampeyo

Daisy Hooee Nampeyo (c. 1905-1994)

Daisy Hooee Nampeyo, daughter of Nampeyo's eldest child Annie, suffered from an eye affliction that prompted a wealthy visiting Californian, Anita Baldwin, to take her to California for treatment while she was in her teens. Daisy lived with Mrs. Baldwin for several years, and then her patroness afforded her the opportunity to study art at the School of Fine Arts in Paris.

Returning to the Southwest in her early 20s, Daisy also returned to traditional pottery arts, working with her female relatives, including her mother Annie and sister Rachel. As her grandmother had before her, Daisy mined the rich sources of design inspiration from excavated ancestral pottery, in this case the material unea  ...  Displaying 750 of 1950 characters.

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About  Daisy Hooee Nampeyo

Born:  1906 - Tewa, Polacca, Hopi Mesa, Arizona
Died:   1994
Known for:  Polychrome olla pottery-large scale, parrot design