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Pete Ortega Press Archive

Pete Ortega's work  has been featured in many national and local publications throughout the years. Highlights of these press clippings are found on this page. Click any link to view the full articles in PDF. 

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Carving Out a Legacy

Albuquerque Journal North, December 2, 2011

A full spread newspaper article highlighting Pete Ortega and son Matthew and their participation at Winter Spanish Market. 

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Master of the Southwest

Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine, March 2011

In March 2011 Pete Ortega was named Master of the Southwest by Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine. Dubbed a "Modern-day Michaelangelo," the magazine features a six-page full-color spread about Pete Ortega's life and artistic process. 

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Making Miracles Out of Wood

Hispanic Magazine, July 1988

Hispanic Magazine profile of Ben Ortega, the patriarch of the Ortega family, and father of Pete Ortega. The article celebrates the legacy of Ben Ortega and his family's deep roots in the Hispanic Folk Art traditions of New Mexico. 

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One Family's Legacy of 'Found Art'

Santa Fe Reporter, Summer 1994

A comprehensive article telling the history of the Ortega Family's early roots in the Hispanic Santero movement in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

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