Gallery Artists > Jean Sahmie Biography :

Jean Sahmie (b. 1948)  Artworks >>

Jean is a daughter of Priscilla Namingha Nampeyo and the granddaughter of Rachel Namingha Nampeyo. Jean has seven siblings, all of whom are potters or Katsina doll carvers. Jean is the only member of the family who signs her name Sahmerather than Sahmie. Jean has a very artistic style of creating designs on pottery. She does not hesitate to select parts of traditional Sikyatki design elements and to arrange them in a most artistic manner. Source altermann.com

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