Lonnie Vigil grew up at Nambe Pueblo, New Mexico. He began a career as a financial business consultant in New Mexico and Washington D.C. In the early 1980s he wanted to find a fulfilling career after attending a performance called, "Night of the First Americans". He was inspired to return to his homeland to work as a micaceous clay potter. This pot is well done pot with no damages. An elegant pot to add to your collection.