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Dolores Lewis Garcia

Biography to Display: 

1938 Born Acoma Sky Pueblo, New Mexico


Dolores Lewis is known for pieces using the traditional Acoma construction methods. Her surfaces carry mages from designs of her ancestors, the Anasazi.

Lewis is one of the daughters of the master Acoma potter, Lucy M. Lewis.  Dolores Lewis was self-taught, learning the traditional construction methods by watching her mother who was a major influence, and other Acoma potters.  

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California


Bibliography to Display: 

Hayes, Allen, John Blom and Carlo Hayes. Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni. Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2015.



Typical Marks
ca 1990
Seed Jar
Date: ca 1990
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Coiled
Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Loren G. Lipson
Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Loren G. Lipson

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified April 28, 2023.