Seferina Bell

Seferina Bell was born to Joe Pino and Ascenciona Galvan Pino at Zia Pueblo in 1920. She learned the traditional art of pottery making as she grew up and was an accomplished potter by 1940. It was in the 1940's that she began signing her works. She specialized in ollas, jars and canteens. Seferina was the mother of Ruby Panana and Eleanor Pino Griego. She died in 1986.

Roadrunner and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with roadrunner and geometric design
7 1/2 in H by 10 in Dia
Rainbow, bird and cloud design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with cloud, bird and rainbow design
8 in H by 10 1/4 in Dia
Bird and geometric design on a polychrome canteen
Polychrome canteen decorated with a bird and geometric design
4 in H by 7 1/4 in Dia
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery