Geometric Bowl by Judy Menefee
Judy Menefee is a New Mexico artist who uses her talents to create ceramic pieces inspired by the iconic black-on-white artwork of the Mimbres people (AD 500-1200) of Southeast New Mexico. From Silver City, New Mexico, Judy Menefee grew up in the homeland of the Mimbres people, frequently encountering fragments of the ceramics that are the inspiration for her work. She hand-forms her jewelry, bowls, miniatures, plates, and wall pieces of porcelain clay, and glazes each one with Mimbres-inspired designs. Her work seeks to honor the ancient artists from whom she draws inspiration.
The Maxwell Museum has featured Judy Menefee’s work for many years. Her work can be purchased from our Online Store, where we offer a variety of Judy’s earrings, bowls, plates, bolos, wall pieces, and miniatures.
To view more of Judy’s work, visit her website at: https://www.mimbresjudy.com/index.html
View our blog post featuring a reprinting from Mimbres Painted Pottery, Revised Edition by J.J. Brody here: https://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu/news-events/blog/mimbres-pottery-jj-brody
Post by Christian Duran
Photos by Zong Moua