- Award-winning artist
- Comes from a distinguished family of sculptors
- Uses natural elements to create her signature cream, peach, and gray palette
Mona Teller (Pa-Shawn-Thupa-Wa), born in 1960 to the Pueblo of Isleta, has been crafting exquisite clay sculptures and pottery since she was 22 years old. It was under the tutelage of her mother, Stella Teller, and sister, Lynette Teller, both of whom are also famed sculptures, that Mona developed and honed her skills. Using natural pigments she gathers from her own pueblo, Mona's work focuses on storytellers, nativities, animals, and small children at play. A true artisan each of her pieces are elegant sculptures are hand pinched, hand coiled, hand painted, and fired outdoors using cow chips for fuel which is the traditional manner for hardening clay.
A Mona Teller piece in your collection is sure to become a treasured heirloom.