with Lisa Trujillo
Friday - Sunday, 6/12 – 6/14
10:00am - 4:00pm
Members $150 – Nonmembers $175
$50 non-refundable deposit to hold your place
Begun in the early years of the twentieth century, the Chimayo style is basically two stripes and a center design. This class is an opportunity to absorb the basics of this local New Mexican weaving tradition from a master practitioner. Students will learn how to combine angles and forms to create this unique form of woven expression. Students need to warp a Rio Grande loom prior to the class (please call EVFAC for warp specifications) and will work with Clasgen’s 4-ply (EVFAC has a wide color variety). Ideally, students should have enough weaving experience to control edges well in weft-faced weave, but confident students with only limited weaving experience should also consider taking this class. Warp and weft materials are provided by the student and are available for purchase at EVFAC. The class will be held on EVFAC’s numerous walking looms so be sure to reserve your loom when registering. Your chosen loom will be available to you throughout the class and for one week after the class ends. Your loom may be available to rent after that. Class size is limited so register early!
Lisa’s work has received numerous awards at Spanish Market and other venues and is part of collections around the world. She and her husband, Irvin, have dedicated much of their lives to weaving, building their successful business, Centinela Traditional Arts in Chimayo, and to the preservation of traditional fiber arts in New Mexico. Learn more about Lisa and her weavings at www.chimayoweavers.com.