Robin Teller Pueblo Potter from Isleta

Robin Teller

  • Award-winning Potter
  • From Isleta Pueblo
  • Storytellers, Nativities, and Polychrome Pottery

B.1954, Robin Teller, from Isleta Pueblo, is the daughter of Stella Teller, an artist actively fashioning pottery since 1962. Robin Teller has been making pottery from roughly 1988 forward, making storytellers, nativity groupings, human and animal figures, polychrome jars and bowls.

Teller was one of five Pueblo potters who honored the Starbucks at Avanyu Plaza upon its grand opening in 2015 by crafting a custom “Starbucks-style” clay mug. The one-of-a-kind piece is on permanent display in the cafe for visitors to enjoy, alongside four others by artists Elizabeth Medina (Zia), Erik Fender (San Ildefonso), Patricia Lowden (Acoma), and Frederica Antonio (Acoma).

Read the interview with Media. Learn about about her work as a potter over the decades, how she approached the popular mug project., and more... HERE >>