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 Celebrating Our 20th Year 

Artwork by Elvis Torres

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About the Artist

(Born 1960) Tsee-Pin Torres is known for his clay wash paintings, polychrome redware, buff-on-red, red-on-redware andfor his black on blackware. This potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo is the great-great grandson of Tonita Pena. Torres continues to receive awards for his pottery from 1983 to 2007. His preference is to combine traditional materials with innovative forms and techniques.

His contribution to pottery making is commented on in several publications: Gregory Schaaf's Pueblo Indian Pottery 750 Artist Biographies (2000) as well as Bill Mercer's Singing the Clay: Pueblo Pottery of the Southwest Yesterday and Today (1995), Collections of Southwestern Pottery: Candlesticks to Canteens, Frogs to Figurines (1998) and Pueblo Artist Portraits by Toba Tucker (1998).