Tag: Mata Ortiz pottery

Mata Ortiz Show this November

Mata Ortiz pottery

A Mata Ortiz pottery, jewelry and Zapotec weaving show will be held in the Kino Conference Center, 1490 E. Quail Crossing Blvd., on November 17 (noon – 5:00 p.m.), November 18 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and November 19 (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). Watch Mata Ortiz potters form, paint and fire pottery. Marvel at…

Mata Ortiz Pottery Show – Oct. 14-16

A Mata Ortiz Pottery Show will be held in Quail Creek at the Kino Conference Center on October 14 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., October 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and October 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Watch master Mata Ortiz potters Lydia Quezada, Moroni T Quezada, Pabla T Quezada, Hector…

It’s all natural: wood, clay and silver

Zapotec weaver Porfirio Gutiérrez; photo courtesy of Ron Sullivan

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Although there is not much sheep ranching going on in the Santa Cruz River Valley, a master of traditional Zapotec wool weaving is coming to Quail Creek in Sahuarita for three days on March 4, 5 and 6. Porfirio Gutiérrez and his family are masters of traditional Zapotec weaving and the…

The Sonoran hot dog

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Tito Carrillo is no stranger to Quail Creek. As trader and importer of Mata Ortiz Mexican pottery, many Quail Creek homes are decorated with the miracles of Mata Ortiz. Pottery is not his only passion. Born at the historic Stork’s Nest in Tucson, an eighteen bed maternity home, Tito has been…