Franklin Tenorio

Santo Domingo Pueblo pottery artist Franklin Tenorio
Franklin Tenorio

Franklin Tenorio is a traditional potter from Santo Domingo Pueblo. Like many residents of Santo Domingo, Franklin worked for the National Forest Service as a firefighter for 28 years. Then he worked with his cousin, Thomas Tenorio, and learned to make pottery the traditional way.

Bird and floral design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and floral design
10 1/4 in H by 7 1/2 in Dia
Bird and floral design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and floral design
10 1/4 in H by 9 1/4 in Dia
Bird and floral design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and floral design
9 1/2 in H by 6 3/4 in Dia
Bird and floral design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with geometric design
9 in H by 7 1/2 in Dia
Bird and floral design on a polychrome pot
Polychrome jar with bird and floral design
8 1/2 in H by 7 1/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric designs on a flat-topped polychrome jar
Polychrome flat-topped jar with bird and geometric designs
3 1/4 in H by 8 1/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric designs on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and geometric designs
9 3/4 in H by 9 in Dia
Bird, floral and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird, floral and geometric design
6 1/2 in H by 7 1/2 in Dia
Bird, floral and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird, floral and geometric design
8 3/4 in H by 9 in Dia
Bird, floral and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird, floral and geometric design
10 1/2 in H by 10 in Dia
Bird and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and geometric design
10 1/2 in H by 9 in Dia
Bird, floral and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird, floral and geometric design
9 in H by 9 1/2 in Dia
Flower design inside and geometric design outside on a polychrome flat top jar
Polychrome flat top jar with flower design inside and geometric design outside
3 1/2 in H by 9 1/2 in Dia
Polychrome bowl with a geometric design inside
Polychrome bowl with a geometric design inside
3 1/2 in H by 8 in Dia
Bird design inside and bird and geometric design outside on this polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with a bird design inside and bird and geometric design outside
5 3/4 in H by 13 in Dia
Bird design inside and bird and geometric design outside on a polychrome low shoulder jar
Polychrome low shoulder jar with a bird design inside, bird and geometric design outside
5 in H by 12 3/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric design outside and large bird design inside a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a bird and geometric design outside and large bird design inside
6 3/4 in H by 12 in Dia
Four direction bird, cloud and geometric design on this lidded polychrome jar
Lidded polychrome jar with a four direction bird, cloud and geometric design
11 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Black and white bird and floral design inside with geometric design outside on a polychrome jar
Polychrome low shoulder jar with a bird design inside, bird and geometric design outside
5 in H by 12 3/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric design outside and large bird design inside a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a bird and geometric design outside and large bird design inside
3 1/2 in H by 5 3/4 in Dia
Black and white flower, cloud and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a black and white flower, cloud and geometric design
7 1/2 in H by 8 1/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric design on this low-shoulder polychrome jar
Polychrome low-shoulder jar decorated with a bird and geometric design
5 3/4 in H by 11 1/2 in Dia
Bird, cloud and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a bird, cloud and geometric design
8 3/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Bird, cloud and geometric design on this polychrome vase
Polychrome vase decorated with a bird, cloud and geometric design
8 1/2 in H by 6 in Dia
Photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Santo Domingo Pueblo Potters