Atencio, Gilbert (1930-1995)
Gilbert Atencio (1930-1995) is a name synonymous with classic two-dimensional style paintings at San Ildefonso Pueblo. He is undoubtedly one of the most famous of the painters yet he also made a few pieces of pottery throughout his career. Gilbert was a son of Isabel Montoya Atencio and a nephew of Maria Martinez. His sister Helen Gutierrez was also a well-known potter.
Atencio, Isabel Montoya (1899-1996)
Isabel Montoya Atencio was a daughter of Nicolasa Montoya (the aunt who taught Maria Martinez to make pottery). She was a sister of Rayita Montoya, Santana Montoya and Alfredo Montoya (the first husband of Tonita Roybal). Among her children, Gilbert Atencio is known primarily for is paintings. Her daughters Helen Gutierrez and Angelita Sanchez are both well-known potters.