Mata Ortiz artist Oralia Lόpez will be at Salmon Ruins.
Oralia has set the standard for finely executed geometric designs for Mata Ortiz pottery. Her work is shown in the finest galleries and museums of the Southwest. She will be demonstrating the intricate technique used to paint Mata Ortiz pottery and will have a wonderful selection of work by many other fine Mata Ortiz artists for purchase at reasonable prices. Mata Ortiz pottery is internationally known for its elegant forms, precision designs, and beautiful colors. Many Mata Ortiz potters have incorporated designs from ancient Casas Grandes pots or from local petroglyphs into their work. Mata Ortiz ceramics grace thousands of private collections in Japan, Europe, Latin America, the U.S. and Canada.