On April 24, master potter from Mata Ortiz, Mexico, Diego Valles will display his remarkable pottery at the Arrowhead Gallery before the screening at the Electric Theater of the documentary.
THE RENAISSANCE OF MATA ORTIZ
When anthropologist, Spencer MacCallum, walked into Bob’s Swap Shop in Deming, New Mexico in 1976, he had no idea that his life and thousands of lives in a a dusty Mexican town were about to change. This documentary is the amazing story of how an American treasure hunter and a Mexican artist, Juan Quezada Celado, transformed a dying desert village into a home for world-class art. The Emmy® winning cross-cultural story of how an American adventurer and a brilliant, self-taught Mexican artist transformed a dying desert village into a home for world-class ceramics. https://docutah.com/the-renaissance-of-mata-ortiz/