Bernice Suazo Naranjo is originally from Taos Pueblo and is married to Tito Naranjo. She is a sister-in-law of Jody Folwell and Nora Naranjo-Morse.
She is also the mother of Caroline Elliot, Dusty Naranjo and the grandmother of Johnathan Naranjo.
She has won numerous awards for her incised pottery at Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard Museum Market. She signs her work with a hallmark which represents her name in Tiwa, meaning "Stripe Rock".