University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Bruce Bernstein

Pueblo Potters, Museum Curators, and Santa Fe’s Indian Market

By: Bruce Bernstein

In 1992 Lonnie Vigil, a potter from the Tewa pueblo of Nambe in New Mexico, almost won Best of Show at Santa Fe’s Indian Market with a large, polished micaceous clay jar. Several factors worked against his winning. First, he is from a village with a short potting history as delineated by Indian Market, one […]