Helio Gutierrez

Helio Gutierrez

Helio Gutierrez also grew up watching his mother create functional clay pots, however, it was an apprenticeship under Don Gregorio that set Helio Gutierrez path to change the future of San Juan pottery. After learning from Gregorio, Helio Gutierrez established the roots of modern innovation which have influence the pueblo as a whole. Winner of international acclaim including the UNESCO award for excellence, Helio Gutierrez is the father of the modern potter movement of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua.

Helio Gutierrez Pieces