Kimberly Eteeyan is a full blooded Native American
Indian, she was born in 1964. She is half Jemez and half Potowatomie.
Kimberly was inspired to hand coil clay sculptures and storytellers
by many other artists, her creativity, and she was also economically
motivated to continue a long lived tradition. Kimberly has been experimenting
with pottery making since the age of 20. Kimberly was quoted as saying,
“I just wanted to create my own style of art.”
Kimberly specializes in handmade storytellers and clay sculptures, but
does not limit her abilities. She can also hand coil pottery the traditional
way. She gathers her clay from the grounds within the Jemez Pueblo.
Kimberly also grinds, sifts, hand mixes, and hand shapes her pottery
on her own.
She paints using all natural colors provided to her by the natural pigments
found within the Jemez Pueblo, and finally, she fires her pottery in
Kimberly signs her pottery as: KE-Jemez.
Kimberly is related to Mary Louise Eteeyan (mother), another one of
the well known potters around today.
-New Mexico State Fair Honorable mention
-New Mexico State Fair 3rd place
-New Mexico State Fair 4th place
-Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biograpies
-Storytellers and Other Figurative Pottery