Vickie Martinez (Koe-Sawe, meaning: Buffalo Steps) was born into Santa Clara Pueblo in 1967. She learned the fine art of making pottery the traditional way from her mother, Barbara Martinez, and her grandmother, Flora Naranjo. She has been producing pottery on her own since 1983.
Vickie specializes in traditional carved red ware and black ware jars, bowls and wedding vases. She signs her work: Vickie Martinez, Santa Clara Pueblo.