Publications - Magazines - Documentaries - News
Nancy Youngblood Nancy has had numerous articles written about her work in books and publications, and has been interviewed in such documentaries as CNN's "Earth Matters" (l993), and "The Tafoya Family Pottery" (l983) in conjunction with the Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver. Her work can also be found at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland. Nancy has held demonstrations on the firing process at such places as Harvard University, the Gilcrease Museum, the Denver Museum of Natural History; Colorado State University; Indian Arts and Crafts Association, Kansas City, Missouri; Hockaday Prep, Dallas; and St. Mark's Prep School, Dallas. She often invites the public to watch her fire on the pueblo.


Books: (by author)

Cohen, Lee. Art of Clay: Timeless Pottery of the Southwest. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Clear Light Publishers, 1993, pp. 104-111.

Dillingham, Rick. Seven families in Pueblo Pottery. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1974, pp. 61-62.

Dillingham, Rick. Fourteen Families in pueblo Pottery. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1994, p.202-203.

Jacka, Jerry and lois. Beyond Tradition: Contemporary American Indian Art and its Evolution. Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland publishing Co., 1988, p.51.

Krena, John & Alison Bird-Romero. In the spirit of the Ancestors: The Kappmeyer Collection of Native American Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Four Winds Publishing Co., 1997, pp.19 & 32.

LeFree, Betty. Santa Clara Pottery Today. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press for the School of American research, 1975, center plate no. 8.

Peterson, Susan. Pottery by American Indian Women, the Legacy of Generations. The national Museum of Women in the Arts. New York: Abbeville Press, 1997, pp.153-158.

Chapman, Neil. Santa Clara Portraits, A Proud Tradition. Avanyu Passage: west by southwest 1999 pp. 112 photo 113.

Tryk, Sheila. Santa Fe Indian Market Showcase of Native American Art. Tierra Publications, in cooperation with SWAIA 1993 pp.102.

Schaaf,Gregory. Pueblo Indian Pottery 750 Artist Biographies. American Indian Art Series. CIAC Press 2000 pp.133-135.

Hayes,Allan and Blom, John. Southwestern Pottery Anasazi to Zuni Northland Publishing 1996 pp. 137-138.

Trimble, Stephen. Talking with the Clay. School of American Research Press Santa Fe, New Mexico 1993 pp.50

Wallis Michael. Heaven's Window A Journey Through Northern New Mexico Graphic Arts Center Publishing 2001 pp.91

Magazine and Newspaper Articles: (by date)

Albuquerque Journal, Sage Magazine, "20 Women to Watch - Here Are a Few of the Women Who Will Steer Us into the New Millenium.", January 2, 2000.

Robinson, Andrea. "Nancy Youngblood" Indian Artist, Fall 1998, pp. 30-35 & cover photo.

Hice, Michael. "Clay, The Great Pottery Families Who Gave Art to Earth." Santa Fean, August 1998, pp. 45 & 51 (photos), p.115 (quotes).

Mann, Judy. "Pottery Cast in a Spiritual Tradition." The Washington Post, December 26,1997.

Berkenfield, Barbara. "A Prayer to the Clay Mother." Winterlife, published by The Santa Fe New Mexican, November 16, 1997, pp. 62-63.

Fauntleroy, Gussie. "A Tradition of Grace." Pasatiempo, published by The Santa Fe New Mexican, October 23-30, 1997, pp. 32-33,

Pulkka, Wesley. "Artist Recognition: Acclaimed potter focuses on ancient ways." Albuquerque Journal, October 19, 1997, p.D1.

MacNeil, William A. "Potter Yields to Call of clay, Tradition." Albuquerque Jounal, journal North Edition, October 19, 1997.

King, Leslie S. "Heart of the Flame, Tradition and Ceremony Fire Indian Art." The Santa Fean, August 1997, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 34-36 & 88, cover photo.

Morgan, Brandt "The Legacy of Potter Margaret Tafoya." Indian Artist, Spring 1997, quoted.

"Family Potters from Santa Clara." Faces Magazine, April 1993.

"SWAIA Update." Indian Market 8:1, October 1989, p.3, photo of "Best of Show."

McCoy, Ron. "The Show of Shows." Southwest Profile, August 1989, pp. 27-30.

Belkin, Lisa. "The Woodstock of Indian Art Draw Faithful by the Droves." The New York Times, August 22, 1988

Hart, William. "Buying Frenzy: Indian Works Sell Like Mad at Art Festival." The Arizona Republic, August 18, 1987, pp. C5-C6. Photos.

McCoy, Ron. "Jewel-Like Pottery." Southwest Profile, March - April 1987, pp. 14-17.

"Hopi Art and Cutler Pots Highlight Gallery 10 Shows." Arizona Art Talk, March 1987.

Luptak, Gene. "Self-Expression: Potter's Work Melds tribal Tradition, Personal Identity." The Arizona Republic, March 27, 1987, Photos.

Jacka, Jerry and Lois. "The New Individualists." Arizona Highways, May 1986, p.32. Color.

Berger, Bruce. "Pottery from the Pueblo: The Works of Nancy Youngblood Cutler." Americana Magazine, November - December 1985, pp. 48-52.

Pine, Lynn. "Santa Clara Artists are on the firing line." The Phoenix Gazette, January 1985, pp.8-9.

VernderPlass, Japp. "Of Course it's Expensive, it's Good." Art Lines, Taos, New Mexico, August 1985, pp.8-9.

Silver, John. "The Santa Clara Legacy." The Gilcrease Magazine of American History and Art, October 1984, pp. 1-7 & back cover.

Megill, Douglads C. "Gallery to Feature Four Pueblo Potters." The New York Times, April 12, 1984.

"Folwell Cutler Works Features." The Phoenix Gazette, February 24, 1984.

"Pottery Making." The Denver Post, November 1983.

Craft Range. March - April 1983. Photo.

"The Sleeping Giant: The Exquisite Miniatures of Nancy Youngblood Cutler." Arizona Art Talk, March 1983. P.23.

"Potters Give New Shape to an Old Art Form." Mesa Tribune, March 4, 1982.

Pine, Lynn. "Women Contain Their Art in Unusual Pots." The Phoenix Gazette, 1882.

American Indian Arts in the 1980's, Native American Center for the Living Arts. New York, p. 46-photo.

Perlman, Barbara. "Doing it Right! The Tafoya-Youngblood Family." Arizona Arts and Lifestyle, Winter 1981. Photos.

Mosley, Hazel. "A Family Tradition- The Pottery of Mela, Nancy, Nathan Youngblood." New Mexico Craft Magazine, Vol.4, Issue 1. Pottery, Sculpture, Weaving, 1981, pp.18-21.

New Mexico Craft Magazine, Cover article on the Youngblood family of Potters. Vol4:2 (n.d.) Cowdrey, Nan F. "Family Pride and a Reverent respect for Heritage." Southwest Art, August 1978,pp. 77-81.

Franz Doug. "Ancestral Craft Becomes Their Life." Albuquerque Journal - The Tribune, Accent Living, December 1977, B-1 - photo.

"Art of the Native American." Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, (n.d.) p. 90 photo, Owensboro, KY.


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