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Clarence Cruz (Khuu Khaayay)

Clarence Cruz is from the Pueblo of San Juan/Ohkay Owingeh and holds a BFA from the University of Ne Mexico. His pottery emphasizes the traditional micaceous vessels of his northern Pueblo heritage. In addition to creating his own handsome work, he is a committed and popular teacher at the Poeh Center for the Arts at Pojoaque Pueblo. Thanks to him, and the other teachers, younger generations are learning the techniques of their forefathers and will add their own creativity in the future.