Fiber Arts Calendar

Updated: 1/8/2021


2021

JANUARY 2021

ONLINE 2021 - TEXTILE HERITAGE EXHIBITION: COLCHA EMBROIDERY, sponsored by Espanola Fiber Arts Center. Read about the various Colcha artists who follow ancestral designs and make embroidery pieces that often depict early designs, images from nature, and religious motifs, and explore their artwork. https://evfac.omeka.net/exhibits/show/colcha/introduction

Jan 6th - Jan 8 2021 (EST)

SEIZING THE MOMENT - American Tapestry Alliance ONLINE exhibit. This exhibit brings together the work of Kayla Mattes (US), Luiza Caldari (Brazil), and Mariana Pinar Castellano (Spain) highlighting the variety and impact of these rising contemporary tapestry artists. https://americantapestryalliance.org/exhibitions/tex_ata/seizing-the-moment-three-emerging-millennial-artists/

January 14

MVWG FIBER STUDY GROUP - The Fiber Study group is now meeting outdoors at Pioneer Women’s Park, 500 W Las Cruces Ave, the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10 AM, weather and current Covid restrictions permitting. Contact Lynn Breckenridge, LRBrecke@yahoo.com, for more information.

January 19

MESILLA VALLEY WEAVERS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING. Zoom meeting featuring our new Program Chair – Svea Peterson. This meeting will focus on planning future programs for 2021. If you wish to attend, contact mesillavalleyweavers@gmail.com

January 21 – January 24

CANCELLED - TEXAS BASKET WEAVERS CONFERENCE - 2021 A Decade of Weaving Together. Austin, Texas. Grow in your knowledge and skills as a basket weaver! Four days of basketry classes offered. Must be a member to register. https://texasbasketweavers.com/registration-info/

FEBRUARY 2021

February 11

MVWG FIBER STUDY GROUP - The Fiber Study group is now meeting outdoors at Pioneer Women’s Park, 500 W Las Cruces Ave, the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10 AM, weather and current Covid restrictions permitting. Contact Lynn Breckenridge, LRBrecke@yahoo.com, for more information.

February 16

MESILLA VALLEY WEAVERS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING. Zoom meeting. Program TBA. If you wish to attend, contact mesillavalleyweavers@gmail.com

JUNE 2021

June 3 – 5, 2021

MOVED TO 2022 - FIESTA 2021 – TENTATIVE. Sponsored by Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council. June 3-5, 2021 at the Expo New Mexico Manuel Luhan Complex. The theme for this Fiber Fiesta show is “Fiber Fantasies”. Local and national artists will be displaying their take on this theme with work in 15 different categories. There will be local guild displays, an exciting array of vendors, featured artists, educational displays, and hands-on classes to help you learn a new skill or take your current skills to the next level! https://abqfiberartscouncil.org/fiber-arts-fiesta-2/fiber-fiesta-2021/

JULY 2021

July 22 – July 25

Intermountain Weavers Conference. Fort Lewis College, Denver, Colorado. National fiber arts conference featuring workshops with exciting teachers, marketplace, fashion show and great exhibits in a beautiful mountain setting. www.intermountainweavers.org