October 10, 2019

YUAG installation highlights Indigenous artists

Author: Freya Savla

Jessica Smolinski
An installation at the Yale University Art Gallery titled “Pueblo Women’s Ceramics from the Patti Skigen Collection” highlights the works of 18 female indigenous artists.
On display until next year, the installation features ceramics and pottery by artists from various pueblos — the ancestral homes of these women in New Mexico — including the pueblos of Acoma, Jemez, San Ildefonso and Santa Clara.
“These pieces by contemporary women artists show the ancestral connection that we