Daniel Begay

Daniel Begay is the son of Harrison Begay, Jr., a Navajo painter who married into Santa Clara Pueblo and learned the Santa Clara way of making pottery from his mother-in-law. Daniel grew up at Santa Clara, learning to make pottery with his father and collaborating on pieces until he decided to come out on his own.

Bird and geometric designs carved into a polished black jar
Polished black jar carved with bird and geometric designs
5 3/4 in H by 5 3/4 in Dia
Tularosa spiral, kiva-swtep and geometric design carved into a polished red jar
Polished red jar carved with Tularosa spiral, kiva step and geometric design
6 3/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Geometric design carved into a red jar
Polished red jar carved with geometric design
6 1/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Hands and geometric design carved into a polished black jar
Polished black jar carved with hands and geometric design
5 3/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Geometric design carved into a polished black jar
Polished black jar carved with geometric design
5 1/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Hand, bear, kiva step and geometric design carved into a polished brown jar
Polished brown jar carved with hand, bear, kiva step and geometric design
5 1/4 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Hand, spiral and geometric design carved into a brown on brown jar
Brown on brown jar carved with hand, spiral and geometric design
5 1/4 in H by 6 1/2 in Dia
Spiral, turtle and geometric design carved into a brown on brown jar
Brown on brown jar carved with spiral, turtle and geometric design
6 3/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Spiral, hand and geometric design carved into a brown on brown jar with a square opening
Brown on brown jar with a square opening and carved with spiral, hand and geometric design
7 in H by 7 1/2 in Dia
Feathers, bear paw, spiral and cross design carved in a brown on brown jar
Brown on brown jar carved with spiral, bear paw, feather and geometric design
7 1/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Stylized bear and geometric design carved into a brown jar
Brown jar carved with a stylized bear and geoemtric design
4 1/2 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Bear and stylized heart line design carved into a brown jar
Brown jar carved with a bear and stylized heart line design
5 1/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Spiral, katsina faces and geometric design carved into a black jar
Black jar carved with Tularosa spiral, katsina faces and geometric design
5 1/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Geometric design carved into a square black on black jar
Square black on black jar carved with a geometric design
5 1/2 in H by 7 1/4 in Dia
Stylized eagle and geometric design carved into a black on black jar
Black on black jar decorated with a carved stylized eagle and geometric design
6 3/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Spiral, rabbit, horned toad and geometric design carved into a black on black oval jar
Black on black oval jar carved with a spiral, horned toad, rabbit and geometric design
6 in H by 8 1/2 in Dia
Kachina and geometric design carved into a black jar
Black jar deeply carved with a kachina and geometric design
6 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Kokopelli and geometric design carved into a black on black jar
Black on black jar decorated with a carved kokopelli and geometric design
4 1/2 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Spiral, sun face and geometric design carved into a black on black jar
Black on black jar carved with a sun face, spiral and geometric design
4 1/4 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
Sun face and geometric design carved into a squarish polished and matte brown jar
Squarish polished and matte brown jar decorated with a carved sun face and geometric design
4 3/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Lizard and geometric design carved into a squarish black on black jar
Squarish black on black jar deeply carved with a lizard and geometric design
5 3/4 in H by 6 1/2 in Dia
Spiral, hand and geometric design carved into a brown oblong jar
Oblong brown jar decorated with a carved spiral, hand and geometric design
5 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Pottery photos are courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery