Chris Teller, "Pe-ou" Misty, was born into the Isleta-Tewa Pueblo in 1956. She began working with clay at the age of 17. Chris was inspired by her mother, the famous Stella Teller, to carry on the tradition and continue making clay sculptures.
Chris specializes in handmade storytellers, nativities and clay sculptures. She also learned the art of hand coiling pottery. She hand coils friendship pots, traditional pottery and wedding vases using ancient methods. Chris signs her pottery: C. Teller, Isleta, N.M.