Marcellus Medina

Zia Pueblo pottery artists Elizabeth and Marcellus Medina
Elizabeth and Marcellus Medina

Born in a family of Zia potters in 1954 (his mother was Sofia Medina), Marcellus is a self-taught painter and these days, his wife Elizabeth often makes the pot while Marcellus paints the design.

By Elizabeth and Marcellus

Traditional designs on a polychrome pot
Polychrome pot with traditional designs
 
Bird and floral design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and floral design
6 3/4 in H by 7 in Dia
Traditional designs on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with traditional designs
 
Traditional and contemporary designs on a polychrome pot
Polychrome pot with mix of traditional
and contemporary designs

 
Dancer, bird, feather and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a feather, dancer, bird and geometric design
6 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Dancer, bird and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a dancer, bird and geometric design
3 1/2 in H by 3 in Dia
Dancer, hummingbird, flowers and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with dancer, flowers, hummingbird, butterfly and geometric design
6 in H by 6 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Zia Pueblo Potters