Hopi Butterfly Maiden
The “Hopi Butterly Maiden” is a hand carved Kachina made from a cottonwood tree root..
Alongside the traditional elements, I have mixed traditional imagery with contemporary design elements such as simple flower forms and lower design elements that are carefully carved. Intricate details and opaque water colors are also used to show the natural beauty of the wood
This piece exemplifies a magnificent mix of contemporary and traditional hopi art and design. This beautiful hopi carving is incredibly detailed with traditional and simple forms of nature. The imagery is transformed from traditional styles of motifs dating back to the 1800’s from Hopi Pottery and Tiles..
This is also a mix of detailed traditional carving and contemporary hopi storytelling. Contemporary design element bring a balance of the old to the new