Tag: pottery

Preserving ancient culture

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for March 1, 2 and 3. Quail Creek will host its fourth annual spring Mata Ortiz pottery, Zapotec weaving, and Taxco jewelry show at the Kino Conference Center. Internationally recognized for their pottery, Jerardo Tena and Norma Hernandez represent a group of Mata Ortiz potters who have revived…

Mark your calendars

A Mata Ortiz pottery, jewelry and Zapotec weaving show will be held in the Kino Conference Center, October 12 (noon-5:00 p.m.), October 13 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) and October 14 (10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.). Watch Mata Ortiz potters form, paint and fire pottery. Marvel at jewelry made from pottery shards wrapped in Taxco sterling silver. Be amazed…

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…