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Quezada, Juan

Works: 34 works in 75 publications in 2 languages and 3,712 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1998.3, 791.4334092
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Publications about Juan Quezada
Publications by Juan Quezada
Most widely held works by Juan Quezada
Juan Quezada by Shelley Dale( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Grandfather Juan, Grandmother Guille, and their grandson Chato make pottery and share stories. They recount Chato's favorite story: how Juan revived the ceramic art of his area in Mexico, created a better life for his village, and was made famous by his pottery. Includes a lesson plan in Spanish and English for grades K-6
The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
After anthropologist Spencer MacCallum bought pottery at Bob's Swap Shop in Deming, New Mexico, in 1976, he set out to find the artist. Upon meeting Juan Quezada in Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, MacCallum encouraged Quezada to continue and refine his work. The nearly defunct Mexican town began to thrive when hundreds of others in the community became proficient as potters under the tutelage of Juan Quezada, including the artist Diego Valles. Includes commentary by MacCallum, Quezada, Valles and Walter Parks, author of the book, "Miracle of Mata Ortiz."
Mata Ortiz today ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Self-taught Mexican artist Juan Quezada, inspired by ancient pottery of the Casas Grandes culture, taught over 400 residents of Mata Ortiz the skills of hand-formed pottery
Violeta se fue a los cielos by Andrés Wood( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Violeta went to heaven tells the story of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation and Chile's national hero, while capturing the swirling intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions. From the marquee that she built in Santiago, Chile, Violeta Parra is visited by people who shaped her life. We gradually find out her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, not only through performances of her multiple works but also through her memories, her loves, and her hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her dream, laugh and cry
The clay artists of Mata Ortiz ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Examines the success of clay pottery in Mata Ortiz, Mexico. Shows how Juan Quezada developed his own techniques based on art produced thousands of years ago in the region of his small village, and taught them to his neighbors. This has brought economic prosperity to the once poverty-stricken village of Mata Ortiz, as the pots have attracted buyers from around the world
Juan Quezada : and the new tradition = Juan Quezada : la nueva tradición : [exposición] by Juan Quezada( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Located in Southwest Collection
Notarial records by Paete (Laguna). Notary( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Richard Mower video collection by Richard Mower( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Videos of potter workshops and lectures
Sirenomelia by Fernando Martinez A.( Article )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Se presenta un caso clinico de sirenomelia, diagnosticado en el parto, en una paciente de 37 anos. Se comenta frecuencia, etiopatogenia y diagnostico (AU)
Nacidas para ser Montadas ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Alternative Names
Juan Quezada
English (59)
Spanish (10)
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