Students of the Ortiz Family

Mata Ortiz

    Family and Students
    • Felix Ortiz & Otila Sandoval
      • Raquel Ortiz & Cesar Navarette
      Others who learned from them:
    • Ermeterio Ortiz (d. 1998)
      • Manuel and Benita Reyes
        • Manuel Reyes Jr.
        • Yolanda Reyes
        Their students who became potters:
      • Porfilio Pilo Mora
        • Manuel Mora
        • Jorge Cordero Palacios
          • Jorge Cordero Luruena
    • Teodora Ortiz & Reynaldo Pedregon

Some of the above info is drawn from:

  • The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz, by Susan Lowell, © 1999, Rio Nuevo Publishers
  • Secrets of Casas Grandes: Precolumbian Art and Archaeology of Northern Mexico, edited by Melissa S. Powell, © 2006, Museum of New Mexico Press
  • Mata Ortiz Pottery Today, by Guy Berger, © 2010, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
  • Mata Ortiz Pottery: Art and Life, by Ron Goebel, © 2008, self-published
  • The Miracle of Mata Ortiz, by Walter P. Parks, © 1993, The Coulter Press

Most other info is derived from either personal contacts with family members, contacts with individual traders and ongoing searches of the Internet and closely scrutinizing any data found.

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters