American Indian Storytellers

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Slide 0: Chrislyn Fragua Storyteller Doll
Chrislyn Fragua Storyteller Doll
$125.00
Young Jemez Pueblo storyteller artist Chrislyn Fragua fashioned this Storyteller Doll completely by hand—from the locally gathered clay and natural paint materials to the final seated figurine holding a single child. Truly one-of-a-kind, this charming Chrislyn Fragua Storyteller Doll is completely finished—front, sides and back. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 1: Joyce Lucero Storyteller Doll
Joyce Lucero Storyteller Doll
$150.00
Known and appreciated for the variety of expressions on the faces of her storyteller doll children, this delightful Joyce Lucero Storyteller Doll by Jemez Pueblo artist Joyce Lucero is a one-of-a-kind work of art. Shaped from coils of locally gathered clay, fired over an outdoor kiln, and hand-painted with pigments made from natural materials, this Joyce Lucero Storyteller Doll holds 2 children. Fully finished on the sides and back as well as the front, the seated mother extends her moccasin-clad legs out and to the side from her traditional dress. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 2: Mona Teller Storyteller Doll
Mona Teller Storyteller Doll
$195.00
Award-winning Isleta Pueblo artist Mona Teller pinches, coils, and paints the clay by hand before fining it outdoors in the traditional way, then uses natural pigments gathered from the Isleta Pueblo to hand-paint this Mona Teller Storyteller Doll in her signature cream, peach, and gray palette. Fully finished on all sides, this joyful Storyteller Doll depicts a mother holding four children. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 3: Judy Toya Storyteller Doll
Judy Toya Storyteller Doll
$150.00
This one-of-a-kind Judy Toya Storyteller Doll depicts a grandmother with a granddaughter and grandson on her lap, respectively holding a clay bird and a clay pot, while a third grandchild holds onto and peers over her head. Creating a fully sculpted work of art, Jemez Pueblo potter Judy Toya coils and shapes her figures from locally gathered clay, fires them over an open kiln, then hand-paints them with natural pigments. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 4: Lynette Teller Storytellers
Lynette Teller Storytellers
$195.00
Made entirely by hand by Isleta Pueblo potter Lynette Teller, these one-of-a-kind Lynette Teller Storytellers depict mothers holding children. Fashioned from hand-gathered Isleta Pueblo clay, these serene Lynette Teller Storytellers are hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.

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Two Children
Three Children
 
Slide 5: Judy Lewis Storyteller with Animals
Judy Lewis Storyteller with Animals
$595.00
Award-winning Acoma Pueblo clay sculptor, Judy Lewis employs the methods of her ancestors to create her highly detailed handmade storyteller dolls. A one-of-a-kind artwork shaped from hand-gathered Acoma Pueblo clay, this joyful Storyteller with Animals depicts an elaborately dressed mother holding two children. Tiny birds, a lady bug and a cat perch here and there. Hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 6: Tim Tosa Storyteller
Tim Tosa Storyteller
$195.00
Made entirely by hand by Jemez Pueblo potter Tim Tosa, this one-of-a-kind Storyteller with Five Children and Vase depicts a mother with dotted cheeks holding five very happy children and a vase. Fashioned from hand-gathered Jemez Pueblo clay, this whimsical storyteller is hand painted. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 7: Tim Tosa Storytellers
Tim Tosa Storytellers
$115.00
Made entirely by hand by Jemez Pueblo potter Tim Tosa, these one-of-a-kind Storytellers with Children depict mothers with dotted cheeks holding children in their arms and atop their heads. Fashioned from hand-gathered Jemez Pueblo clay, these whimsical storytellers are hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.

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Four Children
Five Children
 
Slide 8: Angel Bailon Storyteller
Angel Bailon Storyteller
$195.00
Santo Domingo Pueblo artist, Angel Bailon (who is married to a Santo Domingo Pueblo man) is allowed to make storytellers like this Storyteller with Four Children because she was born at Jemez Pueblo. This Angel Bailon Storyteller depicts a seated male figure with two children on his legs, a third on his shoulder and a fourth on his head. A one-of-a-kind artwork shaped from hand-gathered clay, this polychrome Storyteller with Four Children is hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 9: Joyce Lucero Storytellers
Joyce Lucero Storytellers
$150.00
Known and appreciated for the variety of expressions on the faces of her storyteller children, these delightful Storytellers by Jemez Pueblo artist Joyce Lucero are one-of-a-kind works of art. Shaped from locally gathered clay, fired over an outdoor kiln, and hand-painted with natural pigments, each of these Joyce Lucero Storytellers holds two children. Unusually, the seated mothers extend their moccasin-clad legs out from and to the side of their traditional dresses. Handcrafted in New Mexico. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.

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Eyes Open
Eyes Closed
 
Slide 10: Lynette Teller Storytellers
Lynette Teller Storytellers
$225.00
Made entirely by hand by Isleta Pueblo potter Lynette Teller, these one-of-a-kind Storytellers depict mothers holding children. Fashioned from hand-gathered Isleta Pueblo clay, these Lynette Teller Storytellers are hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.

Specify:
Two Children
Three Children
 
Slide 11: Christine Teller Storytellers with Braids
Christine Teller Storytellers with Braids
$140.00
Prize winning Isleta Pueblo potter Christine Teller crafted these one-of-a-kind Storytellers with Braids entirely by hand from natural clay. She depicted each traditionally garbed Storyteller mother with her hair in a braid, while holding two young children in her arms. Hand painted with natural pigments. Signed by the artist. Handcrafted in New Mexico.