From Zuni with Love: The Clay and Carlos Laate

From the clay in the hills of the Middle Place to the hands of people around the world, the Carlos Laate-designed mug represents Zuni culture wherever its journey leads. This café-style ceramic mug is a replica of a single pot handcrafted by Carlos Laate of Zuni Pueblo, and the second

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Clay: Sculpting Bridges to Time, Place, and Culture

January 3, 2018 One of the beautiful things in life is that everywhere you look, there’s a story behind what you see. We want to share with you the story behind the first Pueblo pottery design mug in series two of our popular collection that places Pueblo designs in the

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Felix Vigil, Meditations on the Journey

June 26, 2017 Felix Vigil with several of his latest works during a recent visit to the IPCC Here at the IPCC we’re excited to announce the next artist to be featured in out Artists Circle Gallery: multimedia artist Felix Vigil! Vigil is a classically trained fine artist who draws

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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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