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Lester Quanimptewa, Hopi-Tewa Katsina Carver


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Picture of Lester Quanimptewa of Hopi Pueblo. Photo of artist - courtesy of Gregory Schaaf.Hopi Pueblo artist Lester Quanimptewa is unique in carving three different styles simultaneously: traditional or Old Style, one-piece, and sculptures. His artistic ability was recognized and honored when he won Best of Show and a mountain of other awards. Lester is also a wonderful teacher and mentor. He teaches young carvers the tradition.

Lester Quanimptewa (1962- ) started activively carving Katsina Dolls about 1978 until present day. He is the husband of Carol Quanimptewa; father of two girls; stepfather of Jimson Lalo; related to Fernanda Honanie; perhaps related to the elder Lester Quanimptewa and daughter Mary Quanimptewa.

 

Lester Quanimptewa (1962-present) signature

Reference: Hopi Katsina: 1,600 Artist Biographies by Gregory and Angie Yan Schaaf.  Photo of artist - courtesy of Gregory Schaaf.

Relative Links: Hopi PuebloKatsina Dolls

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