Romaine Begay: Storytelling With Clay
Storytelling With Clay
July 17 11:00 a.m. - noon
Local Silver City artist Romaine Begay discusses how the motifs in his work illustrate his life experience. Romaine Begay’s family influences and ties to place form the foundation of and emerge through his traditional and contemporary pottery. Of Towering House born into the Zuni clan, Begay professes a connection to the arts throughout his life. “Nizhoni” is a Navajo word meaning beautiful, fine, and good, all in one depending on the accent used, which describes his approach to his work. Begay’s pieces are showcased in museums and galleries throughout the Southwest, and he has won several awards from the Santa Fe Indian Market, the largest Native American arts market.