(Born 1966) Known for her storytellers covered with especially animated children, Bonnie has been making pottery since 1983. She comes from an active family of potters as she was taught by her mother Grace Loretto and sisters Rose, Cindy, Felicia, Emily and Carol are potters as well.
Her clay comes from the Jemez reservation, she uses natural slips and fire her pottery outdoors.
She has won awards at eight Northern Pueblo Indian Arts and Crafts shows.
Four publications cite Bonnie Fragua's sculptures in clay: Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf, Pottery of Jemez Pueblo, Pueblo Pottery Families by Lillian Peaster, Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery and Directory of Artists by Guy Berger and Nancy Schiffer.