© Laura Walker

Frances Salazar (1936-2002)

Frances Salazar was a daughter of noted potter Flora Naranjo and a sister of Glenda Naranjo and Barbara Martinez. She was the mother of potters Elaine Salazar, Sophie Cata and Yolanda Verde. She learned to make pottery from her mother and over the years won numerous awards for her pottery, at events such as Santa Fe Indian Market.

She is also related to the following artists: Barbara Martinez (sister), Glenda Naranjo (sister), Sammy Naranjo, Chris Martinez and Manuel Martinez (nephews).

For Additional Information:
American Indian Art Series: Pueblo Indian Pottery (750 Artist Biographies) by Gregory Schaaf


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