Vidal is a member of the famous Aguilar family of potters dating back to the late 1800s with the Aguilar sisters of fame. He makes some of the largest polychrome ollas at Santo Domingo in the Aguilar family tradition. His pottery is hand coiled and polished. His black paint is a mineral pigment used centuries ago, rather than the typically used Guaco or Mountain Bee plant. His red and white paints are natural clay. He fires his pottery in a pit.”
Kewa (formerly Santo Domingo) Pueblo is one of the best known tribes of the Southwest Indians, largely because of the skill demonstrated in marketing their crafts. The Pueblo is fifth in population of the nineteen New Mexico Pueblos, and is generally considered the most conservative in terms of customs and culture. The pottery of this pueblo is strictly traditional, reproducing with care, the ancient forms and decorations.