Romaine Begay (Dine' (Navajo))
About the Artist
Born and raised in Farmington with traditional Navajo culture, Romaine has always had had his hands in art. He discovered his true medium of clay at Western New Mexico University where he also developed his unique process. His unusual stoneware work uses red and white stoneware and he mixes his glazes from the raw form. His glaze designs are inspired by Navajo rugs. His multi-step firing process takes 21 hours.