Leslie Teller Velardez is from Isleta Pueblo. She is the granddaughter and student of Stella Teller. Leslies unique style of work is coveted by collectors worldwide. She has won awards and exhibited at the Santa Fe Indian Market and the Eight Northern Pueblos Arts & Crafts Show. Her work appears in Gregory Schaaf's Southern Pueblo Pottery; Southwest Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni by Hayes and Blom; and Berger & Schiffer's Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery.