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Mata Ortiz

Barrio kid becomes something of a cross-border envoy

Barrio kid becomes something of a cross-border envoy

Tito Carrillo helped forge bridges between Tucson and Mexican indigenous communities.

December 26, 2015 7:45 pm Photos

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Mata Ortiz pottery sale is Sunday

For several years the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson has sponsored sales of pottery from the village of Mata Ortiz.

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Famed pottery style on display

Famed pottery style on display

Gary and Joan Heymann inspect some of the varied Mata Ortiz ceramics on exhibit and for sale last Friday at the Academy Village Community Center, 13701 E. Langtry Lane.

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Famed pottery style on display

Famed pottery style on display

Sue Mudd looks at some of the pieces made by pottery artists from Mata Ortiz. Their style has evolved in many directions.

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Famed pottery style on display

Famed pottery style on display

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Making famed pottery

Making famed pottery

Gary and Joan Heymann inspect some of the varied Mata Ortiz ceramics on exhibit and for sale last Friday at the Academy Village Community Center, 13701 E. Langtry Lane.

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Making famed pottery

Making famed pottery

At left, Sue Mudd looks at some of the pieces made by pottery artists from Mata Ortiz, a small town in northern Chihuahua, Mexico, that has gained fame for its ceramic art.

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Making famed pottery

Making famed pottery

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Master Mata Ortiz potter to be featured Nov. 30

Master Mata Ortiz potter to be featured Nov. 30

Oralia Lopez is considered one of the masters of the Mata Ortiz style of pottery.

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Master Mata Ortiz potter to be featured Nov. 30

Master Mata Ortiz potter to be featured Nov. 30

Master artist Oralia Lopez will demonstrate and sell her pottery at the Academy Village on Nov. 30.

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Church to hold Mata Ortiz pottery sale, demonstration

Helping the community of Mata Ortiz in northern Chihuahua, Mexico, is the goal of a Sunday sale of pottery at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson.

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A cultural smorgasbord, right in Oro Valley

A cultural smorgasbord, right in Oro Valley

Using handmade pots, or ollas, as their canvas and beautiful, intricate ancestral symbols as a theme, Mata Ortiz potters have come to be known for the unique contemporary artistic landscape they have created for themselves.

February 04, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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