About Us

Paula A. Baxter is a professor of humanities at Berkeley College in Westchester County, New York. Previously an art librarian and curator at a major New York City cultural institution for twenty-two years, Baxter is a practicing design historian. She is the author of The Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry (Oryx, 2000) and Southwest Silver Jewelry (Schiffer Books, 2001), and Southwest Indian Rings (Schiffer Books, 2011), along with numerous magazine and journal articles on American Indian arts and design.

Her husband Barry Katzen is a online marketing manager for a global educational publisher. He is also a published photographer: he shot most of the images in Southwest Silver Jewelry and all 364 photos in Southwest Indian Rings. His landscape and art photographs appear in this website.

All website content and photos are copyright © 2010-2015 by Barry Katzen and Paula A. Baxter, Southwestern Souvenirs