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Juanita C Fragua

  • Jemez Pueblo Potter
  • Family is affiliated with the Corn Clan
  • Actively potting since 1950
  • Showing at Santa Fe Indian Market since 1971
  • Won many awards

Juanita C. Fragua was born in 1935, and has been actively crafting pottery since 1950. She is known for stone-polished tanware swirl pots, some with decorative polychrome elements.

Juanita belongs to the Corn Clan of Jemez Pueblo, which is often reflected by corn motifs in her work.

Probably one of the best-known artists from Jemez Pueblo, Juanita has made a significant contribution to promoting Jemez artists, and has won numerous awards from top Native art markets.