Martha Apple Leaf Cata Fender

San Ildefonso Pueblo Artist Life Span: (1950 to present)

Mother: Dunlap, Carmelita

Father: Cata, Nicholas

Son: Fender, Erik

Sibling: Maxey, Gloria

Sibling: Dunlap jr., Sunrise Carlos

Sibling: Dunlap, Linda

Sibling: Dunlap, Jeannie

Sibling: Dunlap Watts, Cynthia

Maria Martinez Pottery Born November 3, 1950, Martha Appleleaf is the daughter of Carmelita Dunlap (who was a niece of the famous Maria Martinez). She continues to do both black on black and the red pottery as well as polychrome and some more modern styles.

Martha has been an active potter since 1970. She and her son, Erik Fender, are both featured in Fourteen Families. She has taken 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons at Santa Fe Indian Market and Eight Northern.