A week with Master Potter
RANCHO SIERRA MADRE
ESCUELA DE LOS ARTES
SEPT 2 TO 11, 2011
Tuition : $900 per person
Covers all expenses
including travel from Windmill, NM
NEED 10 people to Confirm by
DEADLINE : JULY 8
express interest for next year 2012
This is Juan Quezada’s favorite of his workshops. Here he teaches all aspects of the distinctive Mata Ortiz clay techniques he originated. No previous clay experience is necessary. Since 1998, Jim and Jo Jarvis have offered a class by Juan Quezada at their working ranch near the Cueva de la Olla in the Sierra Madre Mountains an hour west of Mata Ortiz.
At the Jarvis’ ranch, which has been in the family since 1878, You will see and experience a lifestyle untouched by telephone, electricity, or Internet (emergency radio available). Extracurricular activities include birding, rock hounding (particularly fire agate), and exploring cliff dwellings. Prehistoric rock art, both pictographs and petroglyphs, are within a ten-minute walk. This is a time when the mountains are their prettiest with wildflowers in full bloom.
Groups caravan from and to Windmill, New Mexico (south of Lordsburg near Animas), visiting on the way the Museum of Northern Cultures at Casas Grandes and the Mormon colony of Colonia Juárez, stopping briefly both ways at Mata Ortiz.
COLLAGE CREDIT AVAILABLE:
Western New Mexico University in Silver City grants two academic credits.
Jim or Jo Jarvis
(575-436-2589, Cell 575-538-1854),
HC 65 Box 634, Animas NM 88020.
About CASAS GRANDES / MATA ORTIZ:
Casas Grandes,Chihuahua, Mexico 31850
USA phone (rings in México): 915-261-0502
Local phone in Mexico 636-692-4402
Visa and Passport required for travel in Mexico
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