Tafoya, Jennifer – Standing Bear with Avanyu
Jennifer Tafoya is known for her clay vessels and also her amazing animal figures. This bear is fired black. It is fully polished on its back. There is a bear paw in the center surrounded by a swirling avanyu which circles out from the center. There are additional feather designs on the arms. The bear paws are even etched on the front feet! All the various colors are derived from natural clay slips. Jennifer continues to be one of the leading innovative potters working today!