Shyatesa White Dove – Acoma

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Shyatesa White Dove pottery

Shyatesa White Dove, “Sister to the Hopi Kachinas”, was born into the Pueblo of the Acoma in 1956. She has been making pottery since 1984. Shyatesa was inspired to continue the tradition in pottery making by her Grandmother, Connie O. Cerno, at the age of 28 and her desire to revive the old historic Acoma Pueblo pottery designs.

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Shyatesa specializes in the polychrome traditional Acoma style pottery. Her favorite to design and paint is the traditional parrot & floral motifs. She will either hand coil her pottery or she will paint on ceramic ware. On her hand coiled pottery she will go in search of all the natural clays and paints available to her on the sacred grounds within the Acoma Pueblo. She learned how to clean, mix, coil, shape, paint, and fire her pottery. Shyatesa signs her pottery as: Date pottery was coiled or painted, Shyatesa White Dove, followed by a brief description of pottery style.

Awards:

  • 1999 New Mexico State Fair 2nd Place
  • New Mexico State Fair 1st place
  • Publications:

  • Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biographies
  • National Geographic featured artist
  • Travel Magazine ongoing edition
  • Acoma & Laguna Pottery book by Rick Dillingham
  • Source: pueblodirect

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