"Pieces of My Existence"

Type of art: Pottery
"Pieces of My Existence"
Price: $1,000
Brenda Hill
Brenda Hill, First Nations Tuscarora, Mohawk, Mississippi Choctaw & Cape Verdean, is a contemporary Native American potter practicing traditional techniques in order to create clay forms influenced by the past and present. Inspired by her late mother and grandfather respectively; Diosa Summers and Stan Hill Sr., she uses pottery to continue the legacy and to teach others the traditions of her Native culture. Brenda is an award-winning potter who honors her family and culture with her simply, elegant art. Her current work incorporates aspects from historic Haudenosaunee wampum belts, beadwork, and pottery. While utilizing more contemporary shapes and forms evolved from Brenda's own creative style. A complimentary juxtaposition of old and new. Her interaction with the clay of the Earth reflects a strong spiritual connection to her ancestors, Native traditions, and the natural world. She uses wampum in her clay work, a way to pay homage to the centuries old form of communication for the
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