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Virtual Art Talk – Kaa Folwell

Kaa Folwell joins the Heard Museum for a Virtual Art Talk on July 16th

Join us virtually on July 16th as we invite artist Kaa Folwell (K’hapo Owingeh Santa Clara Pueblo) to speak as part of the final artist highlight within the Maria & Modernism exhibition. Maria & Modernism ends its momentous display at the Heard Museum on July 28th. Be sure not to miss Kaa Folwell’s work alongside many other notable Pueblo potters in celebration of Maria Martinez’s legacy before the end of the month! 

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Kaa Folwell

Kaa Folwell (b.1991), daughter of contemporary pueblo potter Polly Rose Folwell, niece of Susan Folwell, and granddaughter of Jody Folwell, one of the first contemporary pueblo potters. She is from (K’hapo Owingeh Santa Clara Pueblo), with art being an everyday experience; Kaa explores, and applies her creativity to contemporary pueblo pottery to build upon the foundations of tradition and innovation of 7th+ generation pueblo potter. 

Kaa graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts (BFA 2018). She has participated in numerous Indian art market shows through out her life, such as Heard Museum Guild Indian Art Market and SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Art Market. Kaa’s work is most recently exhibited at the Booth Museum in Cartersville, GA “ The Folwell Family: 5 Generations of Potters” summer/fall 2024. Kaa is currently represented by King Galleries in Scottsdale, AZ and Santa Fe, NM.

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  • “Maria & Modernism” is made possible through support from:

    Supporters of the Heard Museum’s Grand Gallery Exhibition Fund