Handmade Vase By Jemez Pueblo Pottery Artist, Teri Cajero. The artist hand coiled this piece using clay gathered from the grounds of the Jemez Pueblo of New Mexico. Teri uses all natural slips and fires her pottery outdoors as is traditional. She hand paints her pieces with traditional symbols.
Teri is a member of the Sun Clan of the Jemez Pueblo of New Mexico. She is an award winning artist from a family of well known Jemez artists. Teri is the daughter of Anita and Aaron Cajero. She was taught by her mother, Anita who is also an award winning Jemez potter. Teri is the grandaughter of Esther and Joe Cajero and the niece of famed sculpter Joe Cajero. Terri has received First Place Ribbons at the Santa Fe Indian Market, Arizona State Museum, New Mexico State Fair, Southwest Indian Art Fair and Real Earth. Teri was awarded Second Place at the Eiteljeorg Museum of Indianapolis. She has been the recipient of numerous other awards. She began winning first place awards as a youth.