Santa Ana

Ruben Olguin, Mestizo / American, born 1983



Wood, wire lathe, adobe, hand-foraged clay, reclaimed tin, leather

Overall: 14 15/16 × 11 3/16 × 1 7/8 in. (38 × 28.4 × 4.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Acquisitions and Preservation of Native American Art Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name

Mixed Media

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Mixed Media

Not on view


Inscribed, upper right, in black marker: Santa Ana

Course History

ANTH 11/NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Madeleine McLeester, Fall 2020

PORT 8, Brazilian Portraits, Carlos Cortez Minchillo, Winter 2021

LACS 22.11, Latinx Intergenerational Literature, Marcela di Blasi, Spring 2021

ANTH 18, Research Methods in Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Summer 2021

ANTH 55, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Spring 2021

ANTH 3.01, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Winter 2022

Exhibition History

Form and Relation: Contemporary Native American Ceramics, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 9-November 29, 2020.


The artist, Ruben Olguin, Albuquerque, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2020.

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