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Gerald Lomaventema

 

Metalsmith

Hopi

 

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Custom design and maker of Hopi Silver Jewelry
Featuring Tufa Casting, Traditional Hopi Overlay, and Lapidary.

 

SHOWS ATTENDED

Eiteljorg Museum ,Indianapolis, Indiana 2013

Smithsonian Museum of American Indian, New York City, New York –December 2012-2013

Opening of the Permanent Exhibition on Hopi Silversmithing @ Natl. Museum of Ethno. Osaka, Japan, April 2012

Smithsonian Museum of American Indian, Washington, DC, - December 2010

Annual HOPI &ZUNI Artist Show in JAPAN, Japan 2006-2011

Hopi Tuhisma Show, Hopi Veterans Center, Kykotsmovi, Arizona October 2002-12

Eight Northern Pueblo, San Juan, New Mexico, July 2006-07

Sivuyoki Day (Demonstration) Homolovi State Park Winslow, Arizona- July 7, 2006, Aug. 3, 2013

Southwest Museum/ Autry National Ctr. Fashion Show, Los Angeles, CA. - April 10, 2006, 2013

Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market, Phoenix, AZ – December 2002-2010

Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM – August 2003-2013

Museum of Northern Arizona Hopi Show, Flagstaff, AZ – July 2002-2014

Mesa Verde Indian Arts & Crafts Show, Mesa Verde, CO – 2003-2005

Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ – March 2003-2014

West Valley Invitational Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park, AZ – January 2001-2005

Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial, Gallup, NM – 2002, 2006, 2012

Fountain Hills Indian Art Show, Fountain Hills, AZ – 2002

 

AWARDS

  • Best of Category and first place at the Gallup Intertribal Ceremony 2014
  • Best of Division, Category and First at SWAIA 2014
  • 1st place Hopi Show Flagstaff Az. 2013
  • 1st place Eiteljorg Museum Idianapolis,Indiana 2013
  • 1st Place, Hopi Tuhisma, Monecopi, Arizona, 2012
  • 3rd Place, Gallup Inter- Tribal Ceremonial, Gallup, N.M. 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Museum of Northern Arizona, Hopi Show, Flagstaff, AZ 2012
  • 2nd Place, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, N.M. 2010
  • 1st Place, Hopi Tuhisma, Kykotsmovi, Az. 2009
  • 2nd Place, Hopi Tuhisma, Kykotsmovi, Az. 2007
  • Honorable Mention, Hopi Show N. Az. Museum, 2007
  • 1st Place, Hopi Tuhisma Show, Kykotsmovi, Az. 2006
  • 1st & 2nd Place, Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Gallup, N.M. 2006
  • 2nd & 3rd Place, Eight Northern Pueblo, San Juan, N.M. 2006
  • Best of Show Jackie Autry Purchase Award, Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, CA. 2005
  • Fellowship Award, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, N.M. 2005
  • Honorable Mention, West Valley Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park, AZ 2005
  • Premium Recognition Award, Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market, Phoenix, AZ 2004
  • Best of Metal Jewelry, Southwest Museum, Native American Jewelry Show, Los Angeles, CA 2004
  • Best of Show & First Place, Museum of Northern Arizona, Hopi Show, Flagstaff, AZ 2004
  • 1st Place, World Arts Fair, Prescott, AZ 2004
  • 1st Place, Mesa Verde Indian Arts & Crafts Show, Mesa Verde, CO 2003
  • 2nd Place, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, N.M. 2003
  • Honorable Mention, Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Flagstaff, AZ 2003
  • 1st Place, West Valley Invitational Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park, AZ 2002
  • 2nd Place & Honorable Mention, Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial, Gallup, N.M. 2002
  • Multi-Media Award, Museum of Northern Arizona Hopi Show, Flagstaff, AZ 2002
  • Best of Category, Fountain Hills Indian Arts Show, Fountain Hills, AZ 2002

 

 

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

Tufa Casting by Steve Wikviya LaRance, Hopi Putavi Project Inc. Second Mesa, AZ. Summer 2001

Hollow form by Duane Maktima, Hopi Putavi Project Inc. Second Mesa, AZ. Summer 2001

Wax Carving by Phil Navasya, Hopi Putavi Project Inc. Second Mesa, Az. Summer 2001

Stone Cutting and Mounting by Roy Talahaftewa, Hopi Putavi Project Inc. Second Mesa, AZ,
Hopi Silver Overlay Technique, Hopi Cooperative Guild, Second Mesa, AZ. Summer 1987

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2008 “Gerald Lomaventema” in Mark Bahti Silver + Stone: Profiles of American Indian Jewelers, Rio Nuevo Publishers: Tucson, Arizona, pp. 96-99.

2008 In Dexter Cirillo Southwestern Indian Jewelry: Crafting New Traditions, Rizzoli: New York, NY, pp. 72-75.

2003 “Gerald Honwytewa (Lomaventema)” in Gregory Schaaf American Indian Jewelry I: 1,200 Artist Biographies, CIAC Press, Santa Fe, NM, p.180.

2003 “Gerald Honwytewa” in Margaret Nickelson Wright Hopi Silver: The History and Hallmarks of Hopi Silversmithing University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque, p.98.

2006-2009 Hopi/Zuni Show in Japan “Booklet Artists Biographies” Author Atsunori Ito Assistant Professor, Minpaku National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan          
   










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