Published on June 27, 2013 by Amy
Sharon Sarracino was born in the early 1950′s. She is half Laguna and half Jemez. Sharon began her interest in pottery making when she was 18 years of age. Ms. Sarracino was inspired to continue the family tradition of working with clay from her grandmother, Petra Romero, who specialized in hand coiled pottery.
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Sharon specializes in hand coiling contemporary Jemez pottery. Typically, she constructs a butterfly maiden kachina or corn maiden kachina on the front of her pottery to add a unique touch to her art work. Sharon signs her art: S. Sarracino, Jemez. She is related to Florence Yepa, Genevieve Chinana (sisters) and Roberts Sarracino (brother).