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Acoma Pueblo

Pueblo Pottery Maine presents both traditional and contemporary pottery by Acoma artists including Barbara & Joseph Cerno, Dorothy Torivio, Fredericia Antonio, Rachel Aragon, Edna Chino, Jackie Histia-Shutiva, Carmen Lewis, Wilfred Garcia, Francis Vallo, Emil Chino, Kim Vallo, Leland Robert Vallo, Elena Lockwood, Brenda L. (Cerno) Garcia, Robert Patricio, Michael Patricio, Jr., Theresa R. Garcia-Salvador, Paula Estevan , Gwen Patricio, Sandra Victorino, Emma Lewis, Terrance Chino, Carmel Lewis Haskaya, Adrian Vallo and Dylene Victorino.


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Copyright Paul J. LuiseMarie S. Juanico is from the Acoma Yellow Corn Clan and has been an active potter since 1963. She was taught by her mother, Delores Aragon, and in turn, Marie taught the art of traditional pottery to her daughter, Delores Aragon. Marie signs her work: "M.S. Juanico - Acoma Sky City, NM".

Marie has won many awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market, the New Mexico state Fair and the Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial which is held in Gallup, New Mexico. Her favorite designs are Mimbres animals, parrots, rainbows and snowflakes. She exhibits at the Indian Crafts Shop, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., and at some very fine galleries in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Her work is included in Dr. Gregory Schaaf's book, "Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies"

The pot at top has fine detail and a corrugated top. It measures 7 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide. Your price $350 ~ Item #A392. Click here to see an enlargement.  Includes Shipping!

Marie does some very fine brush and design work and remains one of the better priced potters. Her work is the perfect choice for those on a budget who want an excellent example of Acoma pottery.

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Kim ValloKim Vallo is a member of the Acoma Pueblo Red Corn and Small Oak Clans. She grew up in Grants, N.M. This pot is hand coiled and hand painted. Kim's work is increasing in popularity and value with every year as her gifts for design and fine line detail grow.

At right is a beautiful piece of Kim's work with thin walls, great shape and graphics which include starburst and feather. This pot measures 5.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. Your price $220 ~ Item #A278. Click here to see an enlargement. Includes Shipping!

Creating pottery brings calm and perspective into her life which she hopes will be passed on to those who own her work. She is a lovely person who tries to bring good cheer to all those around her. Her pottery reflects that good spirit. This seed pot is a complex design of fine line star bursts that is totally mesmerizing. A remarkably steady hand and mental focus go into creating such a time consuming creation.

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Terrance M. Chino, Sr. is of the Acoma Pueblo, Sun Clan. He has been an active potter since 1980 working in traditional polychrome jars, bowls, seedpots and vases. He is the son of Ivan and Evelyn Chino, and brother of Emil Chino, Iona Chino, Colleen Manano, Jeffrey Chino, Jr., Marlene Vallo, and Jolene Marian. He was taught by his grandmother and his mother, Evelyn Chino. His work is extremely fine with great, thin walls that resonate beautifully. The pot at left is flawless with snowflake design and fineline starburst. It measures 8 inches tall by 9.5 inches wide. Your cost $795 ~ Item #A269. Click here to see an enlargement.   Includes Shipping!

Absolutely could not resist this pot by Terrance Chino. Known for his flawless weave design, this pot features four different body patterns - all perfect. Graphics - perfect. Hand coiled pot shape - perfect. This fantastic pot measures 8 inches tall by 9 inches wide. Terrance has adjusted his prices since the recession but they will certainly rise again. Compare the cost of the pot above and this one. Your price $650 ~ Item #A472. Click here to see an enlargement. SOLD

Terrance is included in "Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies" by Gregory Schaaf and "Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery" by Rick Dillingham. He makes very fine pottery with thin walls and and first rate brush work plus his designs are very innovative utilizing both traditional and ones of his own creation. His work is eagerly collected by those who demand great shapes, brushwork, colors and design.

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Dean Reano is of Acoma, Santo Domingo and Sioux heritage and has been an active potter since 1981 working on miniature to moderate size monochrome and polychrome plates. Dean's work is featured in Gregory Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies" and Berger & Schiffer's "Pueblo & Navajo Contemporary Pottery".

The plate at top measures 5.5 inches across and is dated 2006 - flawless condition. Your price $100 ~ Item #A369.  Includes Shipping!

The plate at right bottom measures 6 inches across, is dated 2006, and is also flawless, vibrant and beautiful. Your price $100 ~ Item #A370.  Includes Shipping!

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Rachel Aragon, of Acoma Pueblo, created these beautiful pots. Rachel is of the Eagle Clan and was taught to make pottery by her mother, Lupe Aragon. Rachel specializes in hand coiled, hand painted, pit fired pottery featuring complex designs and often images of parrots, flowers, deer with heartlines and spirals. She has been a potter since 1948 and her work is widely collected and increasingly hard to find. She has won major awards at the New Mexico State Fair and the Santa Fe Indian Market and is considered one of today's outstanding potters.

Her work is featured in Berger & Schiffer's “Pueblo & Navajo Contemporary Pottery” and Rick Dillingham's “Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery”. This is a fine Rachel pot and rare in that she is creating few pieces these days. She is now 74 and enjoying her role helping to raise her grandchildren. See Gregory Schaaf's “Southern Pueblo Pottery Artist Biographies”, page 53, for image of this pot design and biography. This pot measures 9 inches tall by 8.75 inches wide. Your price $750 ~ Item #A433  Click here to see an enlargement.    Includes Shipping!

The pot at right is vintage Rachel. It was bought roughly 50 years ago by a collector that has started to part with some of his fantastic, perfectly maintained, pottery collection at the age of 90. A nice patina, beautiful design, and great shape - all part of its charm. This pot measures 4.5 inches tall by 5.75 inches wide. Your price $350 ~ Item #A437  Click here to see an enlargement.  Includes Shipping!  SOLD

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Debbie Brown has been an active Acoma Pueblo potter since 1979 working with traditional polychrome  and plain ware pots, jars, dishes, bowls and miniatures. She has exhibited at the Santa Fe Indian Market and the Eight Northern Pueblos Arts and Crafts Show for decades winning many awards. Debbie's work is featured in Gregory Schaaf's “Southern Pueblo Pottery Artist Biographies”, and Rick Dillingham's “Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery”

"Debbie comes from an important Acoma pottery-making family. She commented, 'I grew up seeing pottery made all the time. As a kid, I never thought I had the talent to make such beautiful pottery. I started making pottery full time when I turned eighteen. Ever since, I've been making pottery to this day'" - Dr. Gregory Schaaf

This beautiful pot has excellent shape and detail. It measures 6 inches tall by 6 inches wide. Your price $360 ~ Item #A434. Includes Shipping!

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