Blanca Quezada

Blanca Quezada de Renteria is a young Mata Ortiz potter living with her husband, Cruz Renteria, in Barrio Americana. She learned the traditional art from her neighbor, Graciela Gallegos.

Blanca likes to work with white clay forms and paint wonderful Mimbres designs. She has an outstanding reputation for small plates and bowls painted with animals in the Mimbres tradition.

Turtle, feather, lizard and geometric designs on a tall, square-necked jar
Lidded, square-neck polychrome jar decorated with a lizard, turtle feather and geometric design
6 3/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Fine line, feather and geometric designs on a polychrome plate
Polychrome plate with fine line, feather and geometric designs
1 1/2 in H by 6 in Dia
Bands of Paquime geometric designs on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bands of Paquime geometric designs
4 1/2 in H by 5 1/4 in dia
Measurement includes stand
Geometric design on a polychrome lidded long neck jar
Polychrome lidded long neck jar decorated with geometric designs
6 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
Geometric design on a polychrome vase
Polychrome vase decorated with a geometric design
6 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Turtle and geometric design on a polychrome plate
Polychrome plate decorated with a turtle and geometric design
1 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Pottery photos are courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery