Reycita Naranjo (1926-2003)

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Picture of Reycita Naranjo of Santa Clara PuebloReycita Naranjo Santa Clara Pueblo, was born in 1926 and is one of a large family of potters, all of whom are exceptional artists.  Her sisters, Clara Shije, Elizabeth Naranjo, Florence Browning, Mary Singer, and Mary Carlisle all are recognized as outstanding potters including her mother Pablita Tafoya Chavarria.  Reycita had been an award winner at Santa Fe Indian Market since 1981.  She had been featured in numerous publications as well.


Reference: Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2,000 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf.

Photo left courtesy of Rick Dillingham, Fourteen Families In Pueblo Pottery.

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