Shelden Nuñez-Velarde – Jicarilla Apache Pottery

Shelden Nuñez-Velarde is a descendent of O’Ha Montoya, a micaceous utilitarian potter of the plains and mountains surrounding Cimarron, New Mexico. He trained under established Jicarilla Apache potters Lydia Pasata and Felipe Ortega. He continues this legacy adding his own stylistic choices to his work. Drawing on techniques from his ancestors Nuñez-Velarde specializes in traditional … Read more

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