Wanda Aragon

Wanda Aragon was born in Acoma Pueblo in 1948. She learned the traditional way of making pottery from her mother Frances Torivio. She specialized in producing miniature pots and jars (nothing larger than 3 inches in any dimension) but she also made some larger pieces.

Wanda has been recognized with awards for over 25 years at Santa Fe Indian Market, Heard Museum Guild Indian Arts Fair, Eiteljorg Museum of the American Indian and many others.

Wanda's signature varies a bit but is usually something like this: "Dzinats'ituwits'a W. Aragon Ak'u, N.M."

Owl effigy with two children
Polychrome owl effigy with two children
5.25 in H by 5.75 in Dia
Black and white kokopelli and geometric design on a miniature polychrome canteen with animal head handles
Miniature polychrome canteen with a black and white kokopelli and geometric design plus animal head handles
1 in H by 1.5 in Dia
Geometric design on a miniature polychrome jar
Miniature polychrome jar decorated with a black and white geometric design
1.25 in H by 1.5 in Dia
Fine line and geometric design on a 1900's style polychrome canteen A 1900's style polychrome canteen decorated with a fine line and geometric design
7.5 in H by 8.25 in Dia
Checkerboard and 4-panel geometric design on a miniature polychrome jar A miniature polychrome jar decorated with a checkerboard and 4-panel geometric design
1.5 in H by 1.75 in Dia
Mimbres rabbit and geometric design on a miniature polychrome seed pot A miniature polychrome seed pot decorated with a Mimbres-style rabbit and geometric design
1.5 in H by 2.5 in Dia
Geometric design on a miniature polychrome jar A miniature polychrome jar decorated with a geometric design
1.5 in H by 1.75 in Dia
Geometric design on a miniature polychrome pot A miniature polychrome pot decorated with a geometric design
1 3/4 in H by 1 3/4 in Dia