Judy Toya - Storytellers

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Judy Toya

Judy Toya was born into the Water Clan at Jemez Pueblo and has been making pottery since 1972. She comes from a long line of famous potters and her mother, Mary Toya, and aunt, Fannie Lorretto, passed their knowledge on to her. Judy is best known for her storytellers and her one-of-a-kind nativity sets, Christmas ornaments and friendship pots.

Judy won 1st Place for Nativities at the 2000 Santa Fe Indian Market.

Three children with a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with three children
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Six children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with six children
7 3/4 in H by 5 3/4 in Dia
Two children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with two children
4 3/4 in H by 4 in Dia
15 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 15 children
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4 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with four children
6 1/4 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
7 children with a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with seven children
8 1/4 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Three children on a female storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with three children
6 1/4 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
9 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with nine children
9 1/2 in H by 6 in Dia
4 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with four children
6 1/2 in H by 4 in Dia
3 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with three children and toys
6 1/2 in H by 4 in Dia
Two children and a basket on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with two children and a basket
6 in H by 4 in Dia
Four children on a grandfather and grandmother storyteller
Grandfather and grandmother storyteller with four children
4 3/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Three children and a hen on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with three children and a hen
6 1/4 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
5 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 6 children
6 1/2 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
3 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 3 children
5 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
2 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller holding two children
4 3/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
5 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 4 children
7 in H by 5 in Dia
6 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 6 children
8 1/2 in H by 6 in Dia
7 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 7 children
8 in H by 6 in Dia
6 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 6 children
7 3/4 in H by 5 1/2 in Dia
4 children on a Koshare storyteller
Koshare storyteller with 4 children
7 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
5 children on a koshare storyteller
Koshare storyteller with 5 children
10 1/4 in H by 6 in Dia
5 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 5 children
7 1/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
5 children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with 5 children
7 in H by 6 in Dia