Laguna Pueblo Myron Sarracino
Myron Sarracino, “Kaa Ooa Dinn
Naa”, is a full blooded Native American Indian. He was born into
the Laguna Pueblo in 1967. He began hand coiling pottery in 1984 at
the age of 17.
Myron was inspired to continue the long lived tradition of hand coiling
pottery by Verna Soloman (friend), Thelma and Sandy Sarracino, grandparents),
and his friend and teacher, the famous, “Gladys Paquin”.
She taught Myron all the fundamentals of traditional pottery making.
Myron specializes in hand coiled traditional pottery.
Most of Myron’s designs originated from the Tularosa basin in
southern New Mexico. These prehistoric swirl patterns along with various
fine line work are his specialty. He duplicates ancient designs from
old broken pottery shards found on ancient grounds. Myron uses all natural
pigments to construct his high quality pottery. Myron signs his work
as: Myron Sarracino, Laguna Pueblo.
Myron is also related to the following artists: Bertha Riley (aunt)
and Stewart Riley, Jr.(cousin).
-Eighth Northern Pueblo Indian
-1993 1st place Gallup Indian Ceremonials
-New Mexico State Fair (too many to list)
-Art and Craftsman Show
-Best in Traditional Pottery
-Others too numerous to list
-Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biographies
-Southwestern Pottery Anasazi to Zuni
-Collections of Southwestern Pottery