Vivid Mata Ortiz & Southwest Tribal Pottery Tile Art

One of a kind tile art renderings of timeless and gorgeous Mata Ortiz and numerous Southwest Pueblo Indian pottery pieces from well-known potters. Also fine Native American paintings and portraits on artist quality porcelain.

Artist Julia Sweda offers one-of-a-kind decorative tile art and tile murals based on Southwest Pueblo tribal pottery, Mata Ortiz-Casas Grandes of Mexico, Mimbres and others.
There are various pottery designs based primarily on the Arizona and New Mexico tribes of Hopi, Santa Clara, Acoma, Hopi-Tewa (Nampeyo) and San Ildefonso.
Designs and pieces from renowned potters such as Hector and Graciela Gallegos, Nicolas Ortiz, Nicolas Quezada, Juan Quezada. Maria Martinez, Popovi Da, Teresa Salvador, Russell Sanchez and more.
The Native American portrait examples shown are based on period photos from Edward S. Curtis or Roland Reed.

Intricate and gorgeous designs from prominent Mata Ortiz potters.
Mata Ortiz Pottery Designs
Depictions of actual Southwestern Pueblo pottery pieces from private collection.
Paulin’s Pottery Collection (with installation photo)
Multiple pottery designs and pieces based on various Arizona, New Mexico Pueblo Indian tribes.
Logan’s Chimenea Pottery (with installation photo)
Coyote fetish carving, pottery pieces of bear portrait wedding vase, red on black and white ollas.
Ian’s Pottery & Coyote Fetish (with installation photo)
Portrait of bygone era Acoma Pueblo woman with pieces of her exquisite vintage pottery.
Acoma Pueblo Potter
Southwestern Pueblo Mata Ortiz Pottery. Santa Clara, Hopi, Mata Ortiz, Acoma, San Ildefonso pottery pieces and ollas.
Anne’s Pueblo & Mata Ortiz Pottery Mix
Various Pueblo Indian pottery designs, styles, symbols, hieroglyphics, painted in turquoise blue, a nontraditional tribal color.
Peggy's Turquoise Blue Tiles
Santa Ana Pueblo pottery designs, custom tile art for Tamaya Resort, New Mexico.
Tamaya Resort Santa Ana Pueblo Designs (with installation photos)
Custom painted representations of exquisite, beautiful Southwestern Indian, Acoma Pueblo pottery designs, shapes and patterns.
Acoma Pueblo Pottery Designs (light & dark versions)
Renovation of old kitchen using Southwestern Pueblo pottery designs portrait tiles.
Pueblo Pottery Designs Kitchen Makeover
Santa Fe style home and studio exterior tile art featuring period Native American Hopi women portraits.
Santa Fe Style Home Exterior Tile Art (with installation photos)
Pueblo Indian women preparing and baking traditional slap bread using comal pan and kiva fireplace.
Pueblo Women Baking Slap Bread
Fine, detailed Native American period and modern day portraits.
Fine Native American Portraits (several paintings)


PO Box 8919
Catalina, AZ

(520) 825-3438
Daily: 10 AM to 8 PM
Arizona Time Zone


"Julia was wonderful to work with, very accommodating and even matched my fabric colors and swatches for my clients kitchen backsplash."
-Mike B.

"Julia did an amazing job and is very busy. She communicated well with the list of wild flowers and pictures I sent her, of the blooms here at our home."
- Ann P.

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