Reycita Naranjo

Reycita Naranjo (1926-2003) was a traditional potter from Santa Clara Pueblo. She and her sisters (Clara Shije, Mary Singer, Florence Browning, Mary Carlisle and Elizabeth Naranjo) were taught the ancient art of pottery making by their mother, Pablita Tafoya Chavarria. Reycita began winning awards at the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market in 1981 and continued winning for years.

Black bird bowl
Black bird bowl
2 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Santa Clara Pueblo Potters