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Mata Ortiz & Zapotec Weavers Show and SaleMata Ortiz & Zapotec Weavers Show and Sale<div class="ExternalClass52DF09AE78794B1190D22A43A2133725"><img src="http://tubacarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/OraliaLopez-web.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:237px;height:347px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" />Mata Ortiz Pottery and Zapotec weaving will be featured in a show and sale at Pueblo Grande Museum on February 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. Dr. John V Bezy will be available for questions on the discover of the prehistoric roots of the beautiful Mata Ortiz ceramics tradition and the archaeological area of Paquimé, located in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. Master artist Oralia López will answer your questions about the intricate process of painting these pots. Oralia has set the standard in Mata Ortiz for finely executed geometric pottery designs. She is most famous for her unique patterns of graduated squares and triangles, drawn with such exactness that a secondary design of diamonds is produced. <br> <br>Internationally renowned Zapotec weavers known for finely woven textiles from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico will answer questions on the textiles. Each textile is made by hand and is a unique piece of art featuring traditional Zapotec and Mixtec designs. The rugs, runners, and wall hangings are woven from sheep's wool and Mohair from Angora goats on upright shuttle looms and feature all-natural vegetable and animal dyes for their textiles. <br> <br>The show and sale will feature a variety of Mata Ortiz pottery and Zapotec weavings of all sizes and price ranges. This is a free event and open to the public made possible through the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Pueblo Grande Museum.</div>2/2/2019 6:00:00 PM2/2/2019 10:00:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum602-495-0901Pueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington StMata Ortiz Pottery and Zapotec weaving will be featured in a show and sale at Pueblo Grande Museum on February 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. Dr. John V Bezy will be available for questions on the discover of the prehistoric roots of the beautiful Mata Ortiz ceramics tradition and the archaeological area of Paquimé, located in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. Master artist Oralia López will answer your questions about the intricate process of painting these pots. Oralia has set the standard in Mata Ortiz for finely executed geometric pottery designs. She is most famous for her unique patterns of graduated squares and triangles, drawn with such exactness that a secondary design of diamonds is produced. Internationally renowned Zapotec weavers known for finely woven textiles from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico will answer questions on the textiles. Each textile is made by hand and is a unique piece of art featuring traditional Zapotec and Mixtec designs. The rugs, runners, and wall hangings are woven from sheep's wool and Mohair from Angora goats on upright shuttle looms and feature all-natural vegetable and animal dyes for their textiles. The show and sale will feature a variety of Mata Ortiz pottery and Zapotec weavings of all sizes and price ranges. This is a free event and open to the public made possible through the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Pueblo Grande Museum.