Delores Aragon

Born into Acoma Pueblo and named after her grandmother, Delores Sanchez, Delores Aragon made her first few pieces of pottery at the age of five. She had learned by watching her grandmother and mother, Marie S. Juanico. After she was married, her schooling in the traditional way was reinforced by her mother-in-law, Wanda Aragon. Delores is most known these days days for her traditional designs and her miniatures.

Shard design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with shard design
2 3/4 in H by 3 in Dia
Geometric design on a black and white jar
Black and white jar with Mimbres animal and geometric design
3 in H by 4 in Dia
Geometric design on a large polychrome olla
Large polychrome water jar decorated with geometric design
10 1/4 in H by 13 1/4 in Dia
Medallion, rainbow and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome water jar decorated with a rainbow, medallion and geometric design
2/3/4 in H by 3 in Dia
Black and white medallion and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome water jar decorated with a black and white medallion and geometric design
3 1/2 in H by 5 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery