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Sophia Pino Medina

Born at Zia Pueblo, in 1932, she learned pottery from one of the finest potters in the pueblo, her husband’s grandmother, Trinidad Medina. Her husband, son (Marcellus) daughter (Lois) and daughter-in-law (Elizabeth) are all noted for their painting, pottery and pottery painting.
She is known for creating large ollas that are beautifully painted and shaped. Her reputation is that of a modern master within ancient traditions.