A directory of over 2,100 artists, sculptors, potters, rug weavers, basket makers, kachina carvers, bead workers, clothing designers, silversmiths, jewelry makers, and other crafts people from over 100 tribes across America. Includes contact information including name, tribal affiliation, mailing address, phone number, type of art, e-mail and web sites where available.
A brief description of various tribes, their arts and people with some information about location, events, etc.
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The author is President of First Nations Art, a non-profit organization serving Native artists. He was a charter member of the Indian Arts and Crafts Association in 1974, is currently a member of the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, Inc. (SWAIA)which sponsors Indian Market in Santa Fe, the New Mexico Indian Tourism Association, IACA, Friends of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and NMAI, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. The author opened his first Native arts gallery in 1974 and has been involved with Native arts since his first lesson in Silversmithing from Navajo artist Wilson Yazzie prior to that. Robert Painter has produced three major Native art events, two in Florida and one in New Mexico, has participated in many more and annually visits most of the major Native art events in the Southwest and other parts of the country. He is a former college professor and an ongoing collector of Native arts.Review:
This is it! The source for Indian Art. -- cover page endorsement by world famous Navajo artist R. C. Gorman
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Book Description First Nations Art Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110966880609
Book Description First Nations Art Publishing. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0966880609 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1490470
Book Description First Nations Art Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0966880609