Mark Tahbo passes away

PO­LACCA, AZ

Native American Art - - NEWS -

Hopi-tewa pot­ter Mark Tahbo passed away sud­denly in De­cem­ber 2017 at the age of 59. Tahbo was known for his use of tra­di­tional ma­te­ri­als and meth­ods and in­no­va­tive in­ter­pre­taitons of Hopi de­signs. The great-grand­son of Grace Chapella, Tahbo was one of only a few male Hopi pot­ters and won awards at SWAIA’S Santa Fe In­dian Mar­ket and the Heard Mu­seum Guild In­dian Art Fair and Mar­ket.

Mark Tahbo shows off his work.

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