It has a few rubs. The designs are classic and beautifully balanced, as is the construction of the pot. She learned to make pottery from her grandmother Juanita Pino and her mother Sofia. She created traditional Zia pottery and was known for her distinctive style of painted surfaces.
Lois Medina, Zia Pueblo comes from a talented family of potters. Her mother, Sofia Medina, is certainly known by pottery collectors. Her grandmother was Juanita Toribio Pino and great-grandmother was Rosalea Medina Toribio. Her brother, Marcellus Medina, is an accomplished potter.
When Lois Medina began making pottery, her maternal grandmother, Juanita Toribio Picture of Sofia and Lois Medina, Zia Pueblo, Pino, sat her down and shared their family traditions related to pottery:'how it was created-the true meaning behind it. Grandmother Pino also gave Lois a bundle of'tools, gourds, brushes, and black stone [for painting].Lois saves these objects respectfully, explaining that they are too precious to use. Reference: Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2,000 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf. Look to see the various prices.
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