Carol Lucero-Gachupin, is a full blooded Native American
Indian. She was born into the Pueblo of the Jemez, in 1958.
Carol was inspired to learn the art of hand coiling pottery by Marie
Romero, who is well known for making pottery and storytellers.
Carol specializes in the Navajo/Hopi, handmade butterfly storytellers.
Her styles of storytellers have a nice blanket wrapped around the dolls,
or she will make them with a flared skirt.
Carol gathers and sifts her own clays and hand shapes them to her liking,
and then fires her figures, outdoors, the traditional way.
Carol was quoted as saying: “I love making storytellers because,
it reminds me of my grandparents telling us stories when we were growing
She signs her storytellers as: Lucero-Gachupin followed by a kiva step
Carol is related to the following artists: Marie Romero, Mary Lucero,
and Diane Lucero.
-2000 New Mexico State Fair 2nd Place
-Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biographies
-Collections of Southwestern Pottery