Seferina Ortiz

Seferina Ortiz (1931-2007) learned the fundamentals of the traditional way of making pottery from her mother, Laurencita Herrera. In creating her pieces, Seferina followed her mother's lead and made mostly storytellers, animal figures and standing human figures.

Polychrome standing human figure
Polychrome standing human figure
9 in H by 6 in W
Polychrome deer dancer figure
Polychrome deer dancer figure
12 in H by 6 in W
Geometric design on a lidded bird picture
Lidded bird pitcher with a geometric design
10 in H by 6 in W by 7 3/4 in D
Two owls on the wings of a polychrome owl storyteller
Polychrome owl storyteller with two owls on its wings
6 in H by 5 in Dia
Deer Dancer figures
A pair of Deer Dancer figures
9 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia each
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Cochiti Pueblo Potters