The majolica ceramics, painting, and printmaking of

José Luis Méndez Ortega

 

Gil Velasquez throws and fires the vessels for José Luis and José Luis' wife, Angelica

The bisque and glaze firings are done in this updraft two-door gas kiln.

 

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For more information, see "Ceramics in Guanajuato, Mexico: A Look at Five Contemporary Studios," in Ceramics Monthly, March, 2003, 78-81. You may contact José Luis (in Spanish) at:

Pastita #57
Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Mexico CP 36000

Telephone from the United States: 011-52-473-73-10471 or 011-52-473-73-10416 

GUANAJUATO LINKS:
Capelo Ceramics
Guevara Ceramics
Tecpatl Ceramics
Cane baskets
Jeweler, Francisco Garcia Guevara
Tinsmithing
ARTCERA wax figures of Salamanca, Guanajuato
Betancourt Icons of Celaya, Guanajuato
Gobelin tapestry weaving in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato
Ikat foot-loom woven shawls of Moroleon and Uriangato, Guanajuato
Papermaker, Margarita Orozco Ramirez, of San Miguel, Guanajuato
Wood carver, Fernando Giron Pantoja, of Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato

MORE LINKS:
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Tiles and Ceramics of Seville, Spain  
Tiles and Ceramics of Talavera de la Reina, Spain  
History of Mayolica in Spain and Mexico
Tiles and Ceramics of Ubeda, Spain  
Monje Ceramics of Lora del Rio, Spain
Earthenware Tiles of Portugal  
Majolica Ceramics of Caldas da Rainha, Portugal  
Pottery of Western Cameroon
Traditional Dunzi Production in Yaoli, China
Porcelain production in Jingdezhen, China 
Roof Tiles in Bali, Indonesia  
Los Leņateros Papermaking, Printmaking, and Book Arts Studio 
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