Wednesday, March 23, 2011
March 23 - April 26
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2nd from 4 to 7 pm
The exhibit features a wide variety of outstanding work. Wall hangings, tapestries, clothing, hand painted silks, table linens and pillows are just some of the pieces on display. Unique and widely acclaimed techniques and styles are represented along with emerging and internationally recognized artists.
During the artists reception on Saturday, April 2nd, visitors will be treated to an antique spinning wheel display and demonstrations of spinning dog hair, alpaca wool, silk, wool and buffalo hair. You can also try your hand at spinning lint from your dryer or cotton from your pill bottles. A miniature horse, alpaca and golden retriever will be on site and all of them will be having their hair spun.
Gallery hours during the exhibit are Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
The La Tienda Exhibit Space is pleased to present the Weavers and Fiber Artists of Northern New Mexico.
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2 from 4 - 7 pm
March 23 through April 26
The Weavers and Fibre Artists of Northern New Mexico present an exhibit of fiber work, including wall hangings, tapestries, closthing, table linens, pillows, hand-painted silks, hand dyed yarns and felting.
During the artists’ reception on Saturday, April 2nd, there will be demonstrations of spinning alpaca, dog hair, silk, wool, and buffal hair. You can also try your hand at spinning lint from your dryer and cotton from your pill bottles. There will also be a display of antique (200+ years old) and modern spinning wheels, spindles and other fiber craft tools. Weather permitting, we will have some special guests: alpacas, a miniature horse, a golden retriever and an angora bunny. All of them will be having their fur/wool spun.
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm
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