Dorothy (Corn Maiden) and Paul (White Corn) Gutierrez were both born in 1940, he into Santa Clara Pueblo, she into the Navajo Nation. Paul's grandparents were Lela and Van Gutierrez, his father Luther (of Margaret and Luther Gutierrez). Paul began working with clay around the age of twelve while Dorothy started in day school. They were married in 1965 and had two sons, Gary and Paul, Jr.
Dorothy and Paul specialize in storytellers, mudheads, angels, animals, ornaments and nativities. They work as a team with Dorothy forming the figures and Paul doing the polishing and finish work. Their creations range from miniatures to about 6 inches tall. Some of their nativities have up to 17 figures.