Born of Fire Exhibition

Born of Fire –
Contemporary Traditions
in Native American Pottery

An Online Exhibition Presented By The Dancing Rabbit Gallery

Explore the Rich History of Pueblo Pottery

The Beauty of Native American Indian Jewelry


Artist Spotlight: Roger Deale Jr.

Roger’s artistic style is a form of visual storytelling in the tradition of his Navajo ancestors.

Often he will incorporate Navajo symbolism and cultural icons in his paintings. Although he has no formal training, Roger has spent years learning mediums and various techniques, and has developed a style that is uniquely his own. His practice as a professional artist culminates in a career span of 34 years.

Roger prefers to work in two dimensional mediums using watercolors, acrylics, oil paints and pastels, as well as several avenues of color. He also creates three dimensional works of terra cotta sculptures, Alabaster, soapstone as well as sandstone slab bas reliefs.

Roger not only paints, but has numerous hobbies in the horticulture area including ethnographic botany, medicinal herb culture, and seed collecting, and growing nursery grade plants. He is also a sustainable agricultural consultant and landscape designer.  A man of many talents, whose are works can be found in museums and private collections.

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