Mata Ortiz Artist Demonstration: Nico Ortiz
June 4, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6721 Westwind Dr. El Paso Texas 79912
- Flor de Barro Gallery
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- Andrea Calleros
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Observe one of Mata Ortiz’s most talented potters and sculptors, Nico Ortiz Jr. During the demonstration you will be able to experience the meticulous work of contemporary Mata Ortiz artists.
Refreshments will be served at 5:00 P.M. The presentation begins at 6:00 P.M.
Nicolas Ortiz Jr. was born July 3rd, 1992 in Juan Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico. Since he was a child he observed his father, Nico Ortiz Sr, working. His father is well known for his smoked clay animal figurines. At age 12 he began helping him by sanding and polishing his pieces, and at age 18 he finally began making his own pieces, guided by Nico Ortiz Sr.