Sotantaka Katsina Doll

Sotantaka Katsina Doll

Regular price $297.00 Sale

Ernest Moore, who signs his work with his Hopi name Quanhoyeoma, spent most of his life living off the Hopi Reservation, returning to live in the village of Moenkopi in 1998. For many years Earnest worked as a graphic artist.

In 2003, he entered his work in the Heard Museum annual show and it won Best of Show, which then sold for $20,000 to the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

He won many awards including being designated an “Arizona Living Treasure,” in 2005.

“This Corn Kachina appeared quite recently, apparently within the last twenty years. There are two main varieties that appear with each other. One is clothed and acts as the side dancer for the other who appears bare chested. Some Hopi say that he comes from Santo Domingo and other aver he is from Laguna. He dances gracefully gesturing with the objects in his hands.

Free-standng with flat backside

Height: 10"