Ivan Martinez

Mata Ortiz

Ivan Martinez is a potter living and working in the village of Mata Ortiz. His parents are Suzy Martinez and José Martinez.

Ivan has built a name for himself creating graphite black jars and sometimes decorating them with necklaces of matte black geometric designs.

Feather and geometric design on a black on black jar
Black on black jar with feather and geometric design
4.75 in H by 4.25 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
A necklace of black matte geometric design on a polished black graphite jar
Black on graphite black jar with a band of geometric design around the opening
4.5 in H by 4.5 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Black-on-black jar with a rolled lip and a geometric design
A rolled lip and a negative geometric design using matte black on a glossy black jar
5 in H by 4.25 in Dia
Measurement includes stand

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters