Elizabeth Manygoats (Navajo/Diné, b. 1973) here presents a hand-fashioned pottery rooster wearing red sneakers. Elizabeth is well-known for her roosters wearing sneakers, and she frequently recreates scenes from Navajo life, including roosters. This little guy has detailed features including grey tailfeathers and a head turned to survey his domain. Signed on the bottom: "EM." Size: 3.5" L x 4" H.
Artist Bio: Elizabeth Manygoats (Navajo, b. 1973) considers her work to fall into the Navajo folk art category. She says she is self-taught, and she is the daughter of the renowned potter Betty Manygoats and is married to the Navajo potter Johnathan Chee. Many of her works portray everyday life on the Navajo reservation and such scenes include the livestock, native animals, hogans, and people living in harmony. She refers to such work as her "lifestyle pots."
Elizabeth is well-known for her roosters wearing sneakers. Don't miss this icon of Navajo pottery!
Elizabeth Manygoats, Rooster Wearing Red Sneakers, Navajo/Diné Pottery