About the Artist: Dorothy Herrera is a potter from Cochiti Pueblo, NM. She was taught by her mother, Mary Frances Herrera, and was selling her own pottery by the 1980s. She is known for creating clay storyteller figures, especially grandmothers, grandfathers, bears and frogs. She uses red, black and creamy white mineral slips as her paint. Storytellers represent the importance of oral traditions as an adult/elder shares stories, their history and lessons in life.
Tribe: Cochiti Pueblo
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