Tomasita Reyes Montoya

Born in 1899, Tomasita Reyes Montoya was a traditional/contemporary potter from San Juan Pueblo. She was one of the original eight women who worked to restart San Juan potttery-making in the early 1930's. She was the mother of Rosita de Herrera and Dominguita Sisneros, both award-winning potters.

Tomasita passed on in 1978.

A wide band of lightly carved geometric design with micaceous slip on a red and tan jar Red and tan jar with a micaceous slip on a wide band of lightly carved geometric design
7 3/4 in H by 12 1/2 in Dia
Grooved micaceous geometric design with micaceous slip in a red and tan bowl Red and tan bowl with a groved micaceous geometric design
3 1/2 in H by 14 in Dia

San Juan Pueblo Potters