Pottery Frogs by Michael Kanteena (Laguna) Michael Kanteena was born in 1959. He earned a degree in Fine Art in 1981 from Eastern New Mexico University. He is inspired by ancient Chacoan, Mesa Verde and Mimbres pottery. He fires his work twice, first in a kiln for strength then again outdoors in the traditional way. This frog measures 4 inches tall, 5 1/2 inches long, by 4 1/2 inches wide.