For hundreds of years indigenous people of North America have been experimenting with clay, utilizing its substance, for beauty and function. Coming from such a background I have been combing the ideals, of passion, apprenticeship and patience in creating hand built decorative pottery. The method is antiquated, laborious and rewarding, resulting in pottery that are unique in their own special way. The coiling method of pottery is what I choose, without the use of a modern day potters wheel, I am able to make pots that are light in weight yet captures the concept of symmetry and form. Each pot is hand burnished giving the surface a smooth finish allowing the paint to flow effortlessly across the surface. Patterns and designs are as limitless as the human imagination, spanning the globe each culture can be represented through their own unique patterns and designs. Inspired by these patterns from various cultures, in conjunction with my own Native American background, I hand paint each piece free hand using no stencils , orchestrating inspired patterns across the surface, hoping to capture something fresh and innovative. The isolated moments of the hand painting process are a revelation of beauty and design giving each piece its own individuality. Exposure to extreme violent forces of fire, are the final ingredient that results in pottery that will be an everlasting work of art.

About Me

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Fullerton, CA, United States
I am a Native American from the Navajo and Pueblo of Isleta people from New Mexico. I currently reside in Fullerton CA and I am freelance artist I practice in the mediums of Ceramics, painting, drawing and music. However i am most proficient in ceramics and pottery making.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Showings and Exhibitions

New Pottery Classes begin September 26 2017
At the Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Fullerton, CA 

Next Shows and Events 

Art and Craft Show Old Town
Old Town San Diego
September 30 2017 10am to 7pm
October 1 2017 10am to 6pm

54th Celebrate the Arts Show and Chalkfest
Monrovia Library Park
321 South Myrtle Ave
Monrovia, CA
Oct 7 2017 10am - 6pm
Oct 8 2017 10am - 4pm
Unable to show up for festival.

Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival
Hermosa Beach Community Center
710 Pier Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA
Oct 21 2017 10am to 5pm
Oct 22 2017 10am to 5pm

American Indian Arts Market Place
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA
Nov 11 2017 10am to 5pm
Nov 12 2017 10am to 5pm

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