Sisneros, Jerry (1946-2017)
Jerry Sisneros was a son of noted potter Olaria Sisneros and Fidel Archuleta. His sister is potter Rosemary Lewis. Jerry was known for his intricately painted black-on-black pottery.
Jerry Sisneros learned to make pottery from his mother, Olaria Sisneros. He was never prolific but created well-polished and intricately painted pieces. This is a classic shape bowl. It is painted red-on-red with an avanyu encircling the piece. Note the small raincloud near the rim! The painting leaves enough open polished space to reveal the highly polished surface. The bowl is signed on the bottom, “JMS. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.