pot with black on black designFor a limited time, the CU Museum of Natural History Boulder will feature a special selection of blackware pottery created by internationally renowned ceramic artist Maria Martinez (1887-1980), known as Poveka in the Tewa language. This intimate assemblage of fine art pottery highlights examples of Martinez’s distinctive black-on-black designs that evolved through her eight decades of pottery making at San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico.

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