Signs C. Gachupin (the photo above could be the signature of Carla C. Gachupin, who also signs her pottery C. Gachupin. We decided to put this signature and the olla photos below under Carmelita until we know differently. Carmelita is documented as using feathers-in-a-row as one of her favorite designs.)

Born: May 3, 1951

Active in pottery making from approximately 1975 to present.

Vessel Forms: Ollas/jars, bowls, vases.

Techniques: Contemporary polychrome, black-on-buff.

Teacher: Vangie Tafoya

Favorite Designs: Feathers-in-a-row, flowers, clouds.



1.  Contemporary Jemez Polychrome Olla attributed to Carmelita Gachupin


Revised: 05/23/2008

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