Tag: pottery

The Potters don’t just make pots

  Pat McCarthy One of the many free classes offered by the Quail Creek Pottery Club was a recent hand-building cactus session attended by fifteen eager potters, ranging from beginners to way-beyond experts. Eileen Dittle, instructor, accompanied by other more experienced members, demonstrated a step-by-step process from rolling a slab of clay, to forming a…

3rd Annual Pottery Show March 2, 3, 4

  Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for March 2, 3 and 4. Quail Creek will host its third annual spring Mata Ortiz pottery, Zapotec weaving and Taxco jewelry show at the Kino Conference Center the first weekend in March. Located in the heart of Quail Creek, Kino Conference Center is adjacent to the…

Pottery and Sculpture Club displays totem poles

  Cheryl Osburn The members of the Quail Creek Pottery and Sculpture Club (POTS) had fun making three Totem Poles that are displayed outside of the Creative Arts and Technology Center (CATC). Members sculpted something seen in southwest Arizona. The Totems have cactus, desert flowers and many birds including a Roadrunner and a covey of…

Ancient pottery traditions meet modern innovations

Martin Cota

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for November 17, 18 and 19. Quail Creek will host the second annual fall Mata Ortiz pottery, Zapotec weaving and Taxco Jewelry show at the Kino Conference Center the weekend before Thanksgiving. Located in the heart of Quail Creek, Kino Conference Center is adjacent to the Pro Shop,…

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…

Zapotec Master Weaver to share research at Quail Creek

Porfirio Gutiérrez

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for November 17, 18 and 19. Quail Creek will host the second annual fall Mata Ortiz pottery, Zapotec weaving and Taxco jewelry show at the Kino Conference Center the weekend before Thanksgiving. Located in the heart of Quail Creek, the Kino Conference Center is adjacent to the Pro…