Tammy Tarbell, Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan
Tammy is an internationally recognized potter and ceramic sculptor. Her expressions often feature traditional and contemporary elements. Perhaps best known for her sculptures of Native women, Tarbell's pottery and glazing techniques also make her work readily recognizable. Tarbell has earned numerous awards and exhibited throughout the United States, and well as in Germany and Belgium. She was the first woman to receive the Iroquois Indian Museum's Excellence in Iroquois Arts award (1996).