Brian Chino, “Kee-Yu-Wy-Sde-Wa”, is a full blooded Native American Indian from the pueblo of Acoma. He has been hand coiling pottery since 1988. Brian was encouraged to continue the long lived tradition of hand coiling pottery by several of his family members, who are established artisans. However, his mother, Edna Chino, was his biggest inspiration. She taught him all the fundamentals of making pottery using ancient methods passed down to her from her ancestors.
Brian is well known for his detailed fine line designs
on miniature pottery. He also was taught how to make southwestern clothing.
Brian specializes in hand coiled pottery. Brian is a multi-talented
artist, Who also specializes in making handmade clothing for men and
women with an emphasis on southwestern styles.