Jose Orta's wood carving workshop - Miami, Florida

122495
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864994
Orta, Jose.

Puerto Rican wood carver Jose Orta

236234
Date
1989-03-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Orta in wood carving workshop.
Type
Still Image
Orta, Jose

Wood sculptures made by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

122537
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865053
Orta, Jose.

Wood sculptures made by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

122538
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865057
Orta, Jose.

Wooden "Santos" made by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

123727
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93231
Orta, Jose.

Wooden sculpture made by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

123728
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93236
Orta, Jose.

Jose Orta with a woodcarving - Miami, Florida

122494
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864992
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta and his wood sculptures - Miami, Florida

122535
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865051
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta and his wood sculptures - Miami, Florida

122536
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865052
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta and his wood sculptures - Miami, Florida

122539
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865058
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta with his religious wood carvings

236372
Date
1985-09-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof seet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Orta was a santeros (someone who carves Catholic saints)from Ponce, Puerto Rico. The entire family carves and pants the statues. Also an instrument maker, he came to the united State in 1979.
Type
Still Image
Orta, Jose

Jose Orta with a woodcarving he made- Miami, Florida

122493
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864989
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106970
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158346
Folklife Collection

Jose Orta carving wood santos figurines- Miami, Florida

106978
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA158472
Orta, Jose.

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: wood carver Jose Orta

235129
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4707
Orta, Jose

Wood carver Jose Orta

235082
Date
1985-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. 4989-4993: Orta holding his carvings; 4994-4995: Orta's workshop. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4989 - S86-4995
Orta, Jose

Columbia Festival

235090
Date
1985-07-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Images of the Columbia Festival in Miami. Includes eight slides of Orta's wood carvings and three slides of Bustos' paintings. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and fol...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-5049 - S86-5058; S87-1044 - S87-1054
Orta, Jose

Images of the 1988 Traditions Festival

236388
Date
1988-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-six color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Seminole, Venezuelan, Gua...
Type
Still Image
Orta, Jose

1986 Florida Folk Festival (17 of 17)

238623
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes. Lee Ellen Friedland, Limoné Joseph and Po Lambi, Grupo Canaveral; Metro Dade Crafts Area: piñatas, Rafael Ozambela (Cuban cigars), The Scull Sisters (painting), Jose Ortá (woodcarving), Glen Simmons (boat making).
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-20
Orta, Jose

Wooden santos by Jose Orta

235881
Date
1986-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some expe...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S93-230 - S93-236
Orta, Jose

Interview with wood carver Jose Orta

235086
Date
1985-07-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. In Spanish with Orta's mother- in-law Reynardo Fernandez translating. The field notes indicate her translations were not always accurate. Orta discusses his carvings; wood used; techniques; making musical instruments; how he learned carving; and his family's involvement. The Dade ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-144
Orta, Jose

Santo carved by Jose Orta - Miami, Florida

111604
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5825
Folklife Collection

Jose Orta carving piece of wood at Historical Museum of Southern Florida during Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

106336
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1160
Folklife Collection

Jose Orta carving piece of wood at Historical Museum of Southern Florida during Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

106337
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1161
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111599
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5820
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111600
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5821
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111601
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5822
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111602
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5823
Folklife Collection.

Jose Orta carving a santo - Miami, Florida

111603
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5824
Folklife Collection.

Santos carved by Jose Orta on display at the Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111714
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5936
Folklife Collection

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