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Mary Small has won many awards
for her pottery including Santa Fe Indian Market, Powhatan Renape
Nation Indian Arts Festival, Heard Museum Show, New Mexico State
Fair, Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial, and Indian Artist
of the Year. She was taught by her mother, Perfectita Toya, and
Mary has been making pottery since 1950.
Mary Small is credited with
having revived the quality pottery movement in Jemez. She still
uses mineral pigments and fires her pots outdoors the old way.
Mary was named Indian Arts and Crafts Association Artist of the
Year for 2002.