Emma Yepa was born in 1968 and has been making pottery since 1987. She specializes in stone polished Swirl Melon bowls, and seed pots. She digs her clay from the Jemez Reservation, uses natural slips and fires her pottery outdoors and in a kiln. She was taught by her mother Ida Yepa. She comes from a very active family of potters, including her sister Marcella Yepa and her aunt Alvina Yepa. She has won awards at Eight Northern Pueblos Indian Arts & Crafts Show, and Santa Fe Indian Market.
Emma Yepa was born in 1968, Jemez NM. She has been an active artist since 1987 and specializes in stone policed Swirl Melon Bowls, and seed pots. She gathers her natural Materials from Jemez, New Mexico. She fires he pottery traditionally outdoors and in a kiln.
Emma Yepa learned as a small child from her mother Ida Yepa and aunt Alvina Yepa along with a long line of Active artisans. She has won numerous awards for her craft throughout the Southwest. She has placed at eight Northern Pueblo Indian Arts & Craft Shows and Santa Fe Indian Market. She continues to explore new techniques and designs for her pottery. She enjoys making traditional and contemporary pottery. Specializing in the kiva tips and Swirl Red/Green Mesa Clay.