Nathaniel Vallo was born into the Pueblo of Acoma in 1965. He was inspired by all of his family members to carry on the tradition of crafting pottery. He has been creating his intricate work since 1985. Working with art has always come naturally to Nathaniel.He has always had a creative mind and has established himself as a fine artisan with his unique techniques and styles. Nathaniel specializes in the hand etched ceramic pottery featuring Kokopelli, geometric designs, mimbres designs, animals, and kachina dancers with intricate pueblo backgrounds. Every pot he etches is different, there are no 2 alike.
He applies the paint to his pottery and then he begins etching his intricate masterpieces by hand. Nathaniel said, A vision of ancestry comes to mind in every piece of pottery that I etch. Nathaniel pours his heart into his precise intricate art work and is very proud of his accomplishments.
According to Nathaniel, working with his style of art is very relaxing and completes his day. He signs his work as: N. Nathaniel is related to the following artists: Frederica Antonio, Melissa Antonio (sisters), Clara Santiago (aunt), Felix Poncho (uncle), and the late Rose Poncho (grandmother). A great object for study or display, this will make a nice addition to any student or appreciators collection of Native American art and artifacts.Exhibits signs of age such as surface wear and weathering. As they are part of the description, please enlarge all photographs to better ascertain details and condition. The packing peanuts we use are recyclable: #6. Thank you for shopping with us. Follow us for quality items and other assorted.
The item "LARGE Acoma Nathaniel Vallo Native American ETCHED Black Pottery Olla Kokopelli" is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "celestial_nonesuch" and is located in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.