CRAIG E. WATSON
P.O Box 33
Cortez, CO 81321
Telephone (970) 564-1544 

PUBLICATIONS & AWARDS
 
 

TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS:

"A Solid-Phase Strip Test for the Determination of Total Serum Cholesterol". CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1979, p.1091:143. Abstract for Poster Presentation to the 31st Annual Meeting: American Association for Clinical Chemists, New Orleans, LA. July 1979.

"Reflectance Spectroscopy as an Analytical Tool in the Development of a Solid State Chemistry System for the Clinical Laboratory III: Applications to Various Chemistries". Abstract for presentation to the 3rd European Congress of Clinical Chemists. Brighton, England, June 1979.

"Reflectance Spectroscopy as an Analytical tool in the Clinical Laboratory: Application to the Quantitative Determination of Lactate Dehydrogenase in Serum". CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, Vol. 24, No. 6, 1978, p. 1006. Abstract for Poster Presentation to the 30th Annual Meeting: American Association for Clinical Chemists, San Francisco, CA. July, 1978.

"Banding Differences between Tiger Salamander and Axolotl Chromosomes". Cuny, R. and G. Malacinski. Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology, 27, pp. 510-514, 1985. Technical assistance by C. Watson cited.

"Multiple Forms of Fumarase". Federation Proceedings, A939-3957, 1970. Honors thesis in partial fulfillment of B.A. cum laude Chemistry, Indiana University, 1970.


LIBERAL ARTS PUBLICATIONS:

"The Introduction of the Second Propagation of Buddhism in Tibet According to R.A. Steins's Edition of the sBa bZhed". The Tibet Journal, Vol. V, No. 4, pp. 20-28, 1980. Pragati Press, Delhi, India.

"The Second Propagation of Buddhism from Eastern Tibet According to the 'Abridged Biography of dGongs-pa Rab-gSal' by the 3rd Thu'u bKvan Tulku bLo-bZang Chos-kyi Nyi-ma (1737-1802)". Central Asiatic Journal, Vol. XXII, Nos. 3-4, pp. 263-286, 1978. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden, Germany. Master of Arts Thesis for M.A., Inner Asian Studies.

"Tibetan Buddhism in North America". The Tibet Society Bulletin, Vol. 7, pp. 9-14, 1973. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN 47405.


GRAPHIC ARTS PUBLICATIONS:

"Authentic Oriental Rug Patterns for Cross-Stitch", Watson, C. and M. Watson, Orientcross Leaflet No. 1, 1986. Hoffman Publishing Co., Birmingham, AL.

"Birds and Camels from Caucasian Oriental Rugs", Watson, C. and M. Watson, Orientcross Leaflet No. 2, 1987. Hoffman Publishing Co., Birmingham, AL.


CREATIVE WRITING:

A Poem: "My Life is a Mystery", in A Moment in Time Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-266-1), 1995, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Bigtime Meditator", in Tomorrow Never Knows Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-267-X), 1995, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "A Perfect Candidate for Immortality", in The Garden of Life Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-269-6), 1995, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Heart of the Poet", in Beyond the Stars Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-273-4), 1995, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Here and Now", in Best Poems of 1996 Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-284-4), 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Patience", in Walk Through Paradise Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-56167-285-8), 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Humiliate Ain't So Great", in A Voyage to Remember Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-004-X), 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

"Garage Sailing on Flying Carpets", Collectors Journal, Vol. 19, No. 6, p. 20, Sept. 26, 1995, Vinton, IA.

A Poem: "Indoor Weather", in The Beach News, p. 2, September 28, 1995, Encinitas, CA.

"Professional shares restoration secrets for antique rugs", Collectors Journal - Repair and Restoration Register, Vol. 19, No. 11, pp. 4-5, October 31, 1995, Vinton, IA.

"Synthetic Insights - Changing Me instead of the World", in The Beach News, p. 4, November 16, 1995, Encinitas, CA.

A Poem: "Bedroom Window", in Beneath the Harvest Moon Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-063-5), 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Sheep of Wools", in The Beach News, December 14, 1995, Encinitas, CA.

"Fishing Without Bait", MidWest Outdoors Indiana Section, January, 1996, p. 128, Hinsdale, IL.

"No magic needed in order to make Oriental rug repairs" by Indiana Watson, AntiqueWeek, Eastern Ed., p. 2 & 39, Central Ed. p. 2 & 4, Mon., Jan. 1, 1996, Knightstown, IN.

A Poem: "Heartswell", in Where Dawn Lingers Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-065-1), Summer, 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

 A Poem: "Navajo Weaver", in Best Poems of the '90s Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-132-1), Fall, 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

"Magic carpet repairs de-mystified" by Indiana Watson, The Midatlantic Antiques, pp. 8d & 10d, June 1996, Henderson, NC.

A Poem: "Gray Today", in Of Sunshine and Daydreams Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-153-4), Fall, 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Surf Song", in The Beach News, May 23, 1996, Encinitas, CA.

"Lessons of a Navajo Rug Fisherman", The New England Antiques Journal, Vol. XV, No. 1, July 1996, p. 10ff, Ware, MA.

A Poem: "Mind Mime", in Whispers at Dusk, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-161-5), Winter, 1996, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Buddha and the Possum", in The Beach News, p. 12, August 1, 1996, Encinitas, CA.

A Poem: "Buddha and the Possum", in Famous Poems of the Twentieth Century, Famous Poets Society, 1626 Wilcox Ave., Suite 126, Hollywood, CA 90028.

A Poem: "Library Moon", in Into the Unknown, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-347-2), Spring, 1997, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Cathouse Blues", in The Beach News, p. 16, September 26, 1996, Encinitas, CA.

"A Thread through Time: From Basketmakers to Navajos - Weaving a rug in the Native American Tradition", Canyon Echo (newspaper), Bluff, Utah, October 1996, pp. 6-7, 13.

A Poem: "Noble Orange", Canyon Echo (newspaper), Bluff, Utah, October 1996, p. 14.

A Poem: "The Indiana Jones in Me", in The Best Poems of 1997, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-400-2), Spring, 1997, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Hatch Trading Post", in The Nightfall of Diamonds, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-351-0), Summer, 1997, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

"Navajo Rug Conservation", Collectors Journal - Repair and Restoration Register, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 5 & 7, October 29, 1996, Vinton, IA.

"Sheepcamp: Weaving in Beauty", Canyon Echo (newspaper), Bluff, Utah, December, 1996, pp. 14 & 18.

"Navajo Rug Conservation", The New England Antiques Journal, January 1997, p. 76, Ware, MA.

A Poem: "Moonhouse", in Through the Looking Glass, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-401-0), October, 1997, Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD.

A Poem: "Wedding of Jasmine and Wool", in Diamonds and Pearls, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553- 572-6), Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, February, 1998.

A Poem: "Rug is Speaking", in The Beach News, p. 12, July 31-August 6, 1997, Encinitas, CA.

A Poem: "Rug is Speaking", in Seasons of Laughter, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-577-7), Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, March, 1998.

"Special expertise is needed to care for Navajo rugs", AntiqueWeek,, Knightstown, IN, Central edition p. 12, August 11, 1997; Eastern edition p. 14, August 25, 1997.

"Time Warp", Mountain Living, , Trail's End p. 96, Englewood, CO, Holiday 1997 (Nov./Dec.).

A Poem: "Get A Clue", in The Lasting Joy, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-616-1), Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, May, 1998.

"Moral, ethical and legal issues can complicate the handyperson's fun", Collectors Journal, 5th Annual Repair and Restoration Register, pp. 6-7, Vinton, Iowa, October 28, 1997.

"A Blessingway for the Master Weaver", Ashtl'o, Navajo Weavers Guild Newsletter, Fall, 1997.

A Poem: "Justifiable Death", in The Fabric of Life, Anthology of Poetry (Library of Congress ISBN 1-57553-723-0), Published by the National Library of Poetry, Owings Mills, MD, May, 1998.

"A Blessingway for a Master Weaver ... an ancient Navajo theater stars a young artist - Roy Kady", Canyon Echo newspaper, p. 17, Bluff, UT, Dec. 1997.

"A Rationale for adding value to your Navajo rug", Collectors Journal, 6th Annual Repair and Restoration Register, pp. 8,- 10, Vinton, Iowa, October 27, 1998.

"That Stitch in Time Will Save Nine", Collectors Journal, 7th Annual Repair and Restoration Register, pp 4,15. Vinton, Iowa, October 19, 1999.

"The Legacy and Restoration of Old Navajo Rugs," Needle Arts, Pub. The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., Louisville, KY, Vol. XXXI, Number 2, June 2000, pp. 36-39.

"Art and soul of massive reconstruction", Collectors Journal, pp. 16,37. Vinton, Iowa, August 29, 2000.

"Restoration cost of most common Navajo rug problems", Collectors Journal, p. 22. Vinton, Iowa, October 30, 2001.

"Textile Restoration", Collectors Journal, p.9, Vinton, IA. October 22, 2002.

"Navajo 'Germantown' Blankets", Germantown Crier A Publication of the Germantown Historical Society, pp. 55-60, Philadelphia, PA. Vol.52, No. 2, Fall 2002.

“Textile Restoration Part II”, COLLECTORS JOURNAL, p. 13, Vinton, IA Oct. 21, 2003.

“Textile Restoration of 1850s Second Phase Navajo Chief’s blanket: Part III”, COLLECTORS JOURNAL, p. 21, Vinton, IA Oct. 19, 2004.

"Replica classic period antique Navajo blankets", COLLECTORS JOURNAL, pp. 16-17, Vinton, IA. Oct. 18, 2005.

"Weaving in Beauty", HALI, London, England, Issue 147, pp. 107-109, 2006.

"Goal-based dyeing to target colors", Collectors Journal, Iowa, pp. 10-11, Oct. 17, 2006.

"Restoration of a Navajo Transitional blanket", Collectors Journal, Tuesday, October 16, 2007, pp. 22-23. (Reprinted with permission from Collectors Journal).

"Harmony and Spirit in Navajo Life", HALI.com, May, 2008.


BOOK REVIEWS:

"Does New Mean Good", a review of Jerry Mander's book In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations, The Environmental Resource newsletter, California State University Office of the Chancellor, Spring 1996, p. 4, Seal Beach, California.

Sanatujut Pride in Women's Work: Copper and Caribou Inuit Clothing Traditions by Judy Hall, JillOakes, and Sally Qimmiu'naaq Webster; in JOURNAL of the WEST, Jan. 1997, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1, p. 112.

One Hundred Years of Navajo Rugs by Marian E. Rodee; in JOURNAL of the WEST, April 1997, Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 103.

Weavers of Tradition and Beauty by Mary Lee Fulkerson; in JOURNAL of the WEST, July 1998, Vol. 37, No. 3, p. 107.

Navajo Rugs: How to Find, Evaluate, Buy and Care for Them by Don Dedera; in JOURNAL of the WEST, July 1998, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 120-121.

Southwest Textiles: Weavings of the Navajo and Pueblo by Kathleen Whitaker, U of Washington Press, 2002.
Reviewed for JOURNAL of the WEST, Manhattan, Kansas. Fall 2002.

INDIAN BASKETRY ARTISTS OF THE SOUTHWEST: Deep Roots, New Growth by Susan Brown McGreevy. in Journal of the West, Winter 2003,Vol. 42, No. 1.


PRESENTATIONS:

Palomar Handweavers Guild: Sheepcamp Weaving slide show, Escondido, CA, Feb. 10, 1997.

San Diego Museum of Man Collectors Club meeting: Sheepcamp slides and Navajo weavings, San Diego, CA, Nov. 17, 1997.
 

 

AWARDS:
WRITING

Special Mention: A poem "Navajo Weaver", New Horizon Poetry Club Annual Poetry Month Contest 1995.

Special Mention: A Mini-Manuscript "Hell Bent for Heaven" containing 8 poems, New Horizon Poetry Club Annual Poetry Month Contest 1995.

Third Prize for the poem "Mind Mime", 1996 North American Open Poetry Competition, The National Library of Poetry, 1 Poetry Plaza, Owings Mills, MD 21117.

WEAVING

Ribbon for Navajo rug; "Award for Merit" at "Weave me a Fantasy - Spin me a Tale": 43d Annual Conference of Northern California Handweavers, San Mateo, California, 1997.

Ribbon for Navajo loomed tapestry; "Award for Merit", CELEBRATION '99, 47th Annual Conference, Northern California Handweavers, San Rafael, California, 1999.

Ribbon for Navajo loomed tapestry; "Award of Excellence", Thread of Continuity, 48th Annual Conference, Northern California Handweavers, Santa Clara, California, April 2000.
 


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