Caroline Loretto, Jemez Pueblo Potter
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Jemez Pueblo artist Caroline Loretto is known for her polychrome pottery. Jemez pottery is characterized by well-formed vessels with design elements that reflect the influence of their Keresean neighbors at Zia as well as a variety of water, plant and animal motifs.
Caroline G. Loretto (b. 1953) comes from a family of potters. Her grandmother was Acoma potter, Lupe Aragon. Caroline learned to make pottery from her mother, Cecelia Loretto. Along with her sister, Geraldine Sandia, she is known for her deep polish and fine painting.