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Paul & Dorothy Gutierrez

Paul is the grandson of Lela and Van Gutierrez and the son of Luther Gutierrez, all renowned potters. Together with his wife, Dorothy, he uses traditional methods and techniques and specialize in figures such as storytellers, Mudheads, Nativities, angels, ornaments, and animals.
The charming little, black pottery Gutierrez sculptures are created by hand pinching, then air dried and fired in the traditional way (outdoors, with the fire smothered by horse manure, to turn it black). The polished areas are created by hand, with a polishing stone. The Gutierrez’s sign their artwork as Paul & Dorothy P. Gutierrez, SCP. Their figures have become highly collectible.