Elizabeth Medina is widely considered to be the most skilled potter working in Zia Pueblo today. Born on Jemez Pueblo, Elizabeth married Marcellus Medina of Zia Pueblo and often collaborates with him to create exquisite handmade pottery. She was taught to make pottery by her mother-in-law, Sophia, and was granted permission by the Zia Pueblo Elders to make pottery in the Zia style and tradition. Today, she is one of the most accomplished Zia Potters, reflecting Zia traditions through her elegant forms and exquisitely painted designs. Elizabeth has won numerous awards for her pottery at events such as the Santa Fe Indian Market, the Colorado Indian Market at Denver among many others. Her work can be found in museums nationwide.