Laura is undoubtedly one of the finest potters to emerge from Jemez Pueblo in the past 25 years.
Laura’s mother, Marie G. Romero, was one of the people responsible for the renaissance in Jemez pottery in the 1970s. For many years Jemez has produced only sun-dried. poster-painted pottery of low quality. In the 1970s, Marie, with a few other potters, began to make traditional pueblo pottery in terms of technique but with unique styles due to the fact that there was not any traditional “Jemez” style. Laura benefited from her mother’s guidance and took Jemez pottery to new heights of styles and quality. Much of what pottery is produced at Jemez today is derivitive of Laura’s work.
She has won many, many awards at numerous shows and remains one of the most sought after of Jemez potters.