Joy Cain, Santa Clara Pueblo Potter

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Elizabeth Joy Cain from Santa Clara Pueblo and makes blackware and redware jars, bowls, and wedding vases.

Joy Cain (1947- ) is the granddaughter of Christina Naranjo, daughter of Mary and Willie Cain. She was taught her craft from both her mother and grandmother. Joy's favorite design is the Avanyu (water serpent) symbol.

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

TAGS: Santa Clara PuebloChristina NaranjoMary and Willie Cain