Joyce Ortiz – Cochiti

Joyce Ortiz is a daughter of Seferina & Guadalupe Ortiz and the oldest sister of Virgil, Janice, and Inez Ortiz. She is also the mother of Dominick Ortiz. She learned to make pottery from her mother and says, ” I can still her Mom’s words “you’ll never know until you take the clay in your […]

Martha Arquero – Cochiti

Martha has followed the footsteps of her famous mother, Damacia Cordero, in crafting wonderful animal figurines. She is best knows for her frog storytellers, but she makes many other figures. We had a collection of animals by Martha at our first storyteller exhibit at the Albuquerque Gallery in 1982. It included a camel, kangaroo, elephant, […]