Thursday, April 25, 2013

Katsina Market 2013

The Heard Museum Katsina Market was held Saturday April 13. We had wonderful attendance by both carvers and the public. 127 carvers came from all over Arizona to show their art. Here are some highlights from the show.

Signature Katsina doll by Manfred Susunkewa (Hopi)
 The signature Katsina doll was carved by Manfred Susunkewa who is credited with reviving old style carving in the 1970's. This White Ogre was raffled off as part of the show.

Mr. Susunkewa's booth was mobbed with people the entire show.

Steele auditorium was packed!


As were the side halls

There was a strong contingent of young carvers as well as more established artists





Buddy Tubinaghtewa

Dino Patterson

Eric Kayquaptewa

Gerry Quotskuyva

Merwin Bilagody

Willis Kewanwytewa

Wilmer Kaye

Stewart Dukepoo


Michael Kahe

We were also honored with several traditional dance performances led by carver and traditional singer Ryon Polequaptewa.

This image was taken during the first performance

Second performance begins as the singers walk on



The dancers in the middle of the performance

 Thanks to all our carvers and performers for making this year a wonderful time!


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