The Art of Charles Loloma
(Philbrook Downtown, 116 M. B. E. Brady St.) Charles Loloma (Hopi, 1921–1991) was a jeweler who revolutionized Native art by creating innovative pieces using non-traditional materials and techniques. For instance, he used gold and sapphires as well as silver and turquoise in his one-of-a-kind jewelry. Loloma was also a painter, printmaker, and ceramic artist. This exhibition showcases Loloma’s many talents, bringing together prints, and ceramic pieces in addition to some of his most creative and influential pieces of jewelry.
Curated by Christina E. Burke.