Anita Suazo (1937 - )

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Picture of Anita Suazo of Santa Clara Pueblo

Anita Suazo (1937 - ) signatureAnita Suazo, Santa Clara Pueblo, is a master potter and has excelled in multi-colored designs over a polished red surface. She is the daughter of Belen Tapia who was her teacher. Anita has practiced the art of making traditional pueblo pottery since she began. She used native Santa Clara clay and follows all traditional coiling and firing techniques.

Anita has taught traditional potting techniques at the University of New Mexico and the University of California at Davis.


Artist photo courtesy of Gregory Schaaf.  Artist Photo by Dr. Neil Chapman.

Reference: Pueblo Indian Pottery: 750 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf.


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