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A Gathering of Carvers: Katsina Doll Marketplace

The nation's largest gathering of Hopi katsina doll carvers will show and sell their unique creations at the 13th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12, in the Steele Auditorium at the Heard Museum in Phoenix . Enjoy musical performances, carving demonstrations and a drawing for the featured katsina doll. Admission to the Marketplace is free; museum admission additional.

Photo by Craig Smith

As of April 10, the following Hopi katsina doll carvers were expected to participate in this year's Katsina Doll Marketplace. Participants may cancel without notice.


Bendrew Atokuku
Anthony Canyon
Andrew Cary
Charles Chimerica
Gabriel Dawahoya
Andrew Duwyenie
Joseph Duwyenie
Aaron J. Fredericks
Arvin Fredericks
John Fredericks
Thomas Fredericks
Ryan Gashwesoma
Michael George
Cimmaron  Grover
Lloyd Honhongra
Cedric Honyumptewa
Ronald Honyumptewa
Paul Huma
Kory Jean
Michael Jenkins
Benjamin Kabinto
Ramze Kagvaya
Alivin Navasie
Brendan Kayquoptewa
Eric Kayquoptewa
Horace Kayquoptewa
Josh Komalestewa
Maiaiy Lalayanytewa
Yoyokie Lomayaktewa
Mansi Masayesva
Sam Masuwlmatewa
Augustine Mowa III
Larin Nasafotie
Cordell Naseyoma
Valverde Nevayaktewa
Kurt Ovah
Anthony Poleahla
Deitrick Poleahla
Ryon Polequaptewa
Gerry Quotskuyva
Coolidge Roy Jr
Coolidge Roy Sr.
Coolidge Roy III
Eric Roy
Andrew Sahmre Sr
Arvin Saufkie
Reuben Saufkie
Ed Seechoma
Robert Seechoma
Bennet Sockyma
Herb Talahaftewa
Justice Tso
Alex Youvella Sr.
Preston Youvella 
Tino Youvella 



More than 50 Hopi carvers will show and sell their carvings in both traditional and contemporary styles. As a new or experienced collector, attend the Marketplace to meet the best established and emerging carvers.

"Sikya-Hote” [left] by Gene Dawahoya is the featured doll for the 2014 Katsina Doll Marketplace. Dawahoya is from the village of Shungopavi , Second Mesa, AZ. This award-winning artist is known for his finely detailed dolls and is represented in many of the top collections in the country.

The doll, valued at $2,400, will be given away to the winner of a drawing to take place on the day of the event. The winner will also receive an exclusive event poster signed by all of the attending artists.

Drawing tickets are $2 each, or six for $10. The drawing is at 3 p.m. on the day of the event. Winner need not be present to win. Drawing tickets may be purchased at the Marketplace, at the Heard Museum Shop or by calling 602.252.8344, ext. 2.

Enjoy musical performances by the Hopi group “Thunderboy” at 11:30 a.m. and at 2 p.m.

13th Annual Katsina Doll Marketplace
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free (museum admission additional for non-members)

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