Artist Media Series
Candelaria Suazo is a daughter of potters Joe and Santanita Suazo. Her sisters include Martha Suazo (the wife of Art Cody Haungooah), Margie Naranjo, Mae Tapia, and Shirley Duran. She learned to make pottery from her mother. This small bowl is coil-built, stone-polished, fired, and then fully designed. There are two butterflies, a quail, and flute player. Each of the four medallions are two-toned sienna in coloration. It is signed on the bottom, “Candelaria Suazo”.