Crucita Melchor, Kewa Pueblo Potter

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Artist signature of Crucita Melchor, Kewa Pueblo PotterAward winning artist Crucita Melchor became active in the 1950s, using traditional methods and materials to make jars, OLLAs, and bowls. From Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) Crucita Melchor has received accolades for her work, been honored as a focus artist in Santa Fe Indian Market Magazine and placed in multiple prominent museum collections. Crucita Melchor (ca. 1932- ) is the daughter of Santana Melchor, who taught her daughter the art of pottery making.


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