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Marla Allison, Consumed by Design

February 13, 2017 Allison at work in her studio, preparing for her solo show. Here at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center we’re getting excited for our newest exhibit! Scheduled to open on February 25, “Consumed by Design” will feature new paintings by award-winning artist Marla Allison, who works out of

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Patricia Lowden’s Acoma Pottery

January 30, 2017 Over the decades in which she’s worked as a potter, Patricia Lowden has earned a reputation for her beautiful Anasazi revival black-on-white and traditional pots. Lowden was also one of five Pueblo potters who honored the Starbucks at Avanyu Plaza upon its grand opening in 2015 by crafting

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Frederica Antonio’s Acoma Pottery

January 23, 2017 Frederica Antonio was born in 1968 into the Acoma Pueblo, where she first developed an interest in pottery-making while observing her mother-in-law Mildred hand-coil and paint her own clay. Nowadays Antonio specializes in contemporary hand-coiled pottery of all shapes and sizes, which she then decorates with intricate,

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Elizabeth Medina’s Zia Pottery

January 16, 2017 Meet Elizabeth Medina, widely considered to be the most skilled potter working in Zia Pueblo today. Her pots feature incredible craftsmanship, elegance of form, and exquisitely painted designs, all of which reflect Zia traditions. Medina was one of five Pueblo potters who honored the Starbucks at Avanyu

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Erik Fender’s San Ildefonso Pottery

January 9, 2017 Erik Fender is a fourth or fifth or sixth generation potter—he’s not sure precisely how far back the tradition goes: “As far as I know all my great-great-great-great-great-grandmas were potters,” he says, “Down to one of my uncles who was a potter, and my mother who’s a

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Robin Teller’s Isleta Pottery

January 2, 2017 Although Robin Teller tends to shy away from talking about herself or promoting her own work, it’s worth celebrating the beautiful pottery she creates. Teller began sculpting in 1988 and over nearly thirty years of work has become known for her iconic storytellers, nativity groupings, and polychrome

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Meet the Artists Behind the Cups

December 12, 2016 Across the street from the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, a Pueblo-owned Starbucks stands out for its unique Southwestern-style architecture. Details in the interior design honor its connection to Pueblo culture, including a horno-style fireplace and oversized photographs showing Pueblo landscapes. This Starbucks is also home to five beautiful handcrafted

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Comfort Children with the Gift of Stories

December 5, 2016 Help us provide books to children in need this holiday season by donating to the Giving Tree Book Drive! November 24 – December 31, 2016 | Shumakolowa Native Arts For the second year in a row, our friends at Shumakolowa Native Arts have partnered with the Coalition

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Holiday Cheer at the IPCC

November 28, 2016 Ring in the holiday season with the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center! In the month ahead we’ll host a whole array of festive events, and everyone is invited to join in the celebration. From children’s crafts to authentic Native art and jewelry, gingerbread house displays to fine dining,

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George Toya: A Pueblo Prayer

October 31, 2016 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and from the opening of our first permanent exhibit in April to our Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration in October, we’ve been celebrating Pueblo culture all year long. Throughout, we appreciated the support of our wider community,

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