Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Weavers and Fiber Artists of Northern New Mexico

The La Tienda Exhibit Space is pleased to present the Weavers and Fiber Artists of Northern New Mexico.

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.

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