Camilio Tafoya

Camilio Tafoya is the father of Grace Medicine Flower and he sometimes collaborated on ceramic pieces with her. For the most part, though, he made seed pots and decorated them with fine paint and sgraffito work.

Sgraffito avanyu design plus three brown panels and a grey rim on a black jar
Black jar with sgraffito avanyu design, three brown panels and a grey rim
4 3/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted feather and dancer design on a polychrome seed pot
Polychrome seed pot decorated with a sgraffito and painted dancer and feather design
1 1/2 in H by 1 1/2 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted hunter and game animal design on a miniature polychrome seed pot
Miniature polychrome seed pot decorated with a sgraffito and painted hunter and wildlife design
1 1/4 in H by 1 1/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted wildlife design on a red seed pot
Miniature red seed pot decorated with a sgraffito and painted wildlife design
1 3/4 in H by 1 3/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted dancer and geometric design on a polychrome plate
Polychrome plate with sgraffito dancer and geometric design
1/2 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Santa Clara Pueblo Potters