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Trinidad Gachupin Medina (1883/1884-1969) SRA'EITI'

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Trinidad Medina, Zia Pueblo is one name that arises most often when collectors discuss Zia pottery. She was one of the greatest potters of that pueblo and was recognized as such during her lifetime. She was taken on cross-country tours to demonstrate her craft at a number of venues and she won many prizes at Santa Fe Indian Market for her entries. Pottery made by her is cherished by collectors of historic pottery. Her sisters were Geronima Gachupin Median and Reyes Gachupin Moquino/Pino; wife of José de la Cruz Medina; mother of San Junanito Medina; grandmother of Rafael Medina, José del La Cruz Medina , Anita Candelaria, Lena Medina, Carolina Medina, Ernest Medina, Patrick Medina and Priscilla Medina.


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

The Pottery of Zia Pueblo by Francis H. Harlow, et al.

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