Jemez Hand Coiled Micacious Clay Pot
Artist: Emma Yepa
Size: 6 3/8" Tall x 5 1/4" Wide
Emma Yepa is from the Jemez Pueblo, known as Walatowa, "the Place." She is a third generation potter. She has been making pottery for over twenty years. She make melon pots and incised pottery. She learned my skills from her Mother, Ida Yepa and she has sisters that are potters also. Her mother and her are in the fall 1998 issue of the Indian Artist Collector's Guide and in the publication, SOUTHERN PUEBLO POTTERY.
Emma has received ribbons for her work at the Walatowa Arts and Crafts Show. In 2002 she received a blue ribbon at the Santa Fe Indian Market. Emma Yepa was born on May 13, 1968 and belongs to the Jemez, Cayote Clan. AWARDS: 2000, 1st; 2001, 2nd. Jemez Red Rocks Arts & Crafts Show. She comes from a long line of Noted Jemez pueblo potters including her mother Ida Yepa, her grandmother Reyes Toya and her Aunt Alvina Yepa. Emma has over 20 years of pottery experience since she began at age of 13.
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