Reuben Naranjo

Reuben Naranjo is a Tohono O’odham potter who first learned from his grandmother, Mary Lewis. He later studied with Alicia Bustamente of S-Gogosik, Sonora, Mexico, and Annie Manuel of Hickiwan, Arizona, to make utilitarian terracotta ollas and white clay friendship pots using colored clay slips and paints. Reuben is a 2016 recipient of the Southwest Folklife Alliance Master-Apprentice Award.

Photo by Steven Meckler


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Folk Arts Marketplace