COMMENTS: Marcellus Medina was born into Zia Pueblo in 1954. Inspired to continue in the family tradition of pottery making. He paints traditional and contemporary images in watercolors and acrylics. Marcellus has been painting since the age of ten.

Vessel Forms: Jar/Ollas

Style: Acrylic Paints

Relatives:

Wife: Elizabeth Medina

Mother: Sofia Medina

Sister: Lois Medina

 

1N Zia Polychrome Pottery Olla painted by Marcellus Medina,

olla made by his wife Elizabeth Medina.

2N Zia Polychrome Pottery Olla made by Elizabeth Medina and painted by Marcellus.

Approximate Dimensions: 4 3/4" by 5"

 

References:

R. G. Munn Auction, LLC  - October 2006

(Lot # 892)

 

 

Revised: 02/20/2011

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