Stella Chavarria (1939- )

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Picture of Stella Tafoya ChavarriaStella Tafoya Chavarria is from Santa Clara Pueblo born in 1939 is the daughter of Teresita Naranjo-Apple Blossom wife of Loretto Chayarria. Stella won her first award (first Place for jar up to 8" tall) at Indian Market in Santa Fe in 1984. She has been making blackware wedding vases, jars, and bowls since 1955.








Photo courtesy of John D. Kennedy and Gregory Schaaf.

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