Acoma Paquime Design Franklin Peters Acoma Pottery
For a young potter, still in his 30's, Franklin Peters has established himself as one of Acoma's upcoming pottery masters. Expectedly so for he was taught by two of Acoma's most accomplished potters, Florence and Rachel Aragon. He was further instructed by by his mother, Ella Peters and then by several famous Acoma artists such as, Barbara and Joseph Cerno, Dorothy Torivio, Frederica Antonio and Wilfred Garcia.
Franklin Peters has emerged as an incredible artist with great attention to detail. He has stated that the "pottery itself is mother-earth.... Designs are about the world around us, which have meaning."
His work is characterized by bold slips and colors, sharp lines and traditional Acoma and Laguna designs.
The pottery stands 4 1/2 inches tall x 5 3/4 inches wide, and is signed by Franklin.
Item No.: A1761
Artist: Franklin Peters
Size: 4 1/2 in H x 5 3/4 in D