Wedding Vase by Olga Quezada, Mata Ortiz clay, pigment 6 3/4" high x 6 1/4" diameter
Olga Quezada de Ledezma is a potter who works in the village of Mata Ortiz. She's not related to the famous Juan Quezada but she and her husband, Humberto Ledezma Jacquez, have become one of the premier potting teams in Mata Ortiz. She learned the ancient art from their neighbors, Gerardo Cota and Angela Banuelos, then taught her husband. Today, Humberto makes the pots and Olga paints them.