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Mary Lucero

 

The Mary Lucero storyteller at right, top, measures 3.75 inches tall with two children. Your price $165 ~ Item #ST417 Includes Shipping! SOLD

 

 

 

Mary Lucero is from the Jemez Pueblo Fire Clan and has been an active creator of Storytellers since 1977. She is the sister of Virginia Lucero; mother of Joyce Lucero, and cousin of Carol Lucero-Gachupin. She shows her work annually at the Eight Northern Pueblos Arts & Crafts Show and at The Indian Craft Shop, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. She is included in Gregory Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies". Mary is known for the extensive coloring and detail of her work painting turquoise squash blossom necklaces and designs on shawls and dresses. Wonderful detail on the children with great expressions and detailed additions such as books, blankets and toys.


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L. Lupe Lucero

 

The storyteller at left measures 6.25 inches tall with 7 children.Your price $195 ~ Item #ST467 Includes Shipping! SOLD

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L. Lupe Lucero created these great Koshare/Clown storytellers. She is of Laguna/Jemez heritage and married into the San Filipe Pueblo. She has been active sine 1971 working with polychrome jars, bowls, figures, storytellers, clowns, mudheads and lizard effigy pots. Carrie R. Loretto (her mother) and Dorothy L. Trujillo (her sister) were her teachers.

Lupe has won 1st place at the New Mexico State Fair and has been published many times including in Hayes and Blom "Anasazi to Zuni: Southwestern Pottery"; "Storytellers & Other Figurative Pottery" by Congdon-Martin; Berger & Schiffer's "Pueblo & Navajo Contemporary Pottery" and Gregory Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery". "Leonora Lucero is one of the Loretto sisters. Her pottery is made from Jemez clays and colors. She participated in the popular movement to create figural pottery in the 1970s and 1980s. She makes Clown Storytellers with corn husk tassels. Often they are feasting on watermelons. Leonora gathers natural clay and fires her figures outdoors in a pit." Dr. Gregory Schaaf

 


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Chrislyn Fragua

 

The storyteller at right is 4 inches tall with two children. Your price $110 ~ Item #ST399 Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

 

 

 

Chrislyn Fragua  is of the Jemez Corn clan and has been making Sgraffito jars, bowls, storytellers, figures and nativity scenes since 1988. She was taught traditional pottery making by her mother Linda M. Lucero Fragua. Her work is included in Gregory Schaaf's  "Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies" and in Lillian Peaster's book "Pueblo Pottery Families". She is known for her detailed work with fine lines, solid colors and well executed sculpting.

 


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Aggie Henderson

 

The piece at left is very much like the piece at top but minus the turtle. It measures 3 inches tall. Your price $110 ~ Item #ST385. Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE40% OFF LISTED PRICE

 

 

 

Aggie Henderson has been an active Acoma potter since 1985 working with polychrome storytellers. She was taught to make storytellers by her mother-in-law, Marilyn Ray Henderson. She has won numerous awards at the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial in Gallup, New Mexico and the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Aggie's work has been published in Berger & Schiffer's "Pueblo & Navajo Contemporary Pottery" and Gregory Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery".

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