Category Archives: Pottery

Native American Ceramics

Native American Ceramics

    Pottery has been a functional art form for the Native American people for over 7,500 years. It’s a cultural tradition that has carried over into the present day and continues to evolve. In the past, ceramics would be used to create essential items such as pots, pipes, masks, toys, sculptures, musical instruments, and… Continue Reading

Handbuilt Pottery by Mata Ortiz

If you study the indigenous cultures through time, most societies were found to have developed pottery, particularly if they were a farming culture. Native North American tribes used pottery for hundreds of years before the Europeans arrived, and their arrival brought additional techniques to create pottery and textiles that have shaped the way we see… Continue Reading