Vickie was taught to pot by her grandmother, Flora Naranjo and her mother, Barbara Martinez. In the late 1980s she dated Stella Chavarria’s son and both Stella and Teresita Naranjo encouraged her to improve and take her pottery more seriously. It is clearly evident that she followed their advice. The influence of both Stella and Teresita is apparent in her style.
Today Vickie makes elegant pottery at affordable prices. She is certainly one of the better values at Santa Clara Pueblo.