Geraldine Gutierrez

The daughter of Helen Atencio (of San Ildefonso) and Frankie V. Gutierrez (of Santa Clara), Geraldine Gutierrez was born into San Ildefonso Pueblo in 1960. Later in life she chose to move to her father's pueblo and has made pottery there ever since. Geraldine makes her pottery more in the Santa Clara style, in both red and black and sometimes both.

Geraldine is also an accomplished painter, following the San Ildefonso style of painting. Her uncle is Gilbert Atencio, a famous San Ildefonso painter.

Band of feather design on a red jar
Red jar decorated with a band of feather design
2 1/4 in H by 3 in Dia
A dot design decorates a miniature red bowl
Miniature red bowl with dot design
1 in H by 2 1/2 in Dia

Santa Clara Pueblo Potters