Effie Garcia is known for her deep-carved pottery and traditional designs. Effie and Orville work together on their pottery. Their pottery has a distinctive form with a narrow base and broad shoulder. The carving is always deep, clean, and outlined with an additional clay slip. Effie is the daughter of Victoria Gutierrez and the granddaughter of Rosita Velarde and Faustina Gutierrez. She is also a sister of Sally Gutierrez, Eugene Gutierrez, and Ethel Yazza. Effie & Orville have won numerous awards for their pottery at Santa Fe Indian Market and other events.