Tag: pottery

Mata Ortiz coming to QC October 11-13

Moroni Quezada

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for the fall 2019 Mata Ortiz pottery, jewelry and Zapotec weaving show coming to Quail Creek’s Kino Conference Center Oct. 11 through 13. Returning to the Kino Conference Center are acclaimed potters Lydia Quezada and son Moroni. Using only the most primitive of methods, Lydia and Moroni create…

Paint with Lyclia Quezada and family

Paint with Lydia Quezada and family on Friday, Oct. 11, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Experience painting a Mata Ortiz pot made by Lydia Quezada and family. Learn how to make your brush with children’s hair and paint your Quezada-made pot, while Lydia paints hers and co-sign with the potters. You can have your pot…

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…