Denny Gutierrez, Santa Clara Pueblo Potter

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Denny Gutierrez (1942-present) signature

Santa Clara Pueblo artist Denny Gutierrez was a potter producing well-balanced and beautifully burnished blackware.

Denny (1942-2013) was the son of Katherine Gutierrez and had won awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market every year for a decade. Denny had been actively making carved blackware and redware, swirling melon bowls since 1960. Denny was the son of Katherine Gutierrez who taught him his pottery making skills.

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

Relative Links: Santa Clara Pueblo, Katherine Gutierrezpottery

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