Dominique Toya

Dominique Toya
Dominique Toya

Dominique Toya was born as Damian into the Corn Clan at Jemez Pueblo in 1971. Her mother is Maxine Toya, one of the premier potters at Jemez. By the time Dominique was five years old, she was producing pottery figures of her own. Dominique has specialized in micaceous clay pottery for many years now and has earned many awards, including a Blue Ribbon for Best in Class at the 2009 Santa Fe Indian Market.

Carved micaceous clay swirl jar
Orange micaceous clay carved swirl jar
12 1/4 in H by 9 in Dia
Scalloped opening on a micaceous carved swirl vase
Micaceous carved swirl vase with a scalloped opening
6 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
An irregular opening marks this orange micaceous swirl-carved jar
Orange micaceous swirl-carved jar with an irregular opening
7 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Organic opening on a golden micaceous swirl melon jar
Orange micaceous swirl melon jar with an irregular opening
7 1/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Swirl jar in golden micaceous clay
Golden micaceous swirl jar
3 3/4 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
Deep carved golden micaceous swirl melon jar
Golden micaceous jar carved with swirl design
3 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Swirl design deep carved into an orange micaceous jar
Orange micaceous jar deep carved with swirl design
4 1/2 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Organic opening on a micaceous cut swirl melon pot
Micaceous cut swirl design on a melon pot with an organic opening
4 1/2 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
Neck and organic opening on a swirl cut melon jar
Swirl cut orange micaceous melon jar with a neck and an organic opening
5 1/4 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Four cut ribs on a golden micaceous seed pot
Golden micaceous seed pot with four cut ribs
1 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Three ribs carved in a golden micaceous seed pot
Golden micaceous seed pot carved with three ribs
1 1/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Polished organic opening on a golden micaceous jar
Golden micaceous jar with a polished organic opening
4 3/4 in H by 7 1/2 in Dia
A polished red medallion on a golden micaceous swirl-cut oval piece
Golden micaceous oval jar with an organic opening, a deep swirl-cut and a polished red medallion
8 3/4 in H by 7 3/4 in Dia
Swirl design deep cut into a golden micaceous seed pot
Golden micaceous seed pot decorated with a deep cut swirl design
4 1/2 in H by 5 in Dia
Organic opening on a golden micaceous swirl cut jar
Golden micaceous jar with an organic opening and deep carved swirl design
5 in H by 5 in Dia
Deep carved swirl design on a golden micaceous seed pot
Golden micaceous seed pot decorated with deep carved swirl design
4 1/2 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Jemez Pueblo Potters