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Wally Grover Carving Kachina Dolls at AZ Handmade Gallery
Detail of Kachina dolls carved by Wally Grover
Watch Hopi artist, Wally Grover, practice his traditional art of Kachina doll carving.
Hopi artist, Wally Grover, will be at AZ Handmade Gallery on June 24th from 10:00am-5:00pm. He’ll be carving Kachina dolls, as well as talking about this traditional art and how he approaches his own creations.
Grover is from the Kachina/Parrot clan and from the Tewa Village on Hopi's First Mesa at Polacca, AZ. He was 18 when his brother-in-law, Marlon Huma, taught him to carve cottonwood root. The tools for his carving include a pocketknife, coping saw, and a wood burner. He uses acrylic ... view more »