July 19 - 22, 2018 10-5
Rug Hooking Artist Rosmery Pacheco and
Trunk Show and Sale of Embroidered Dolls of Multicolores, Guatemala
Rug Hooking Group of Multicolores
Come meet Rosmery Pacheco, talented Rug Hooking Artist in the shop. We are thrilled that Rosmery got a visa and will here representing the 50 artisans of Multicolores. Please stop in.
Elhadji is the 25th generation of jewelry makers in his family. He is a member of the Tuareg nomadic group in Niger. His work is featured in collections around the globe and he is a perennial favorite at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the world’s most rigorously juried folk art market. This is Elhadji’s first trip to the Midwest.
above: silver earrings by Elhadji
Book Discussion: Women Artisans of Morocco, Their Stories Their Lives
Author Susan Shaefer Davis, author, anthropologist and former Moroccan Peace Corp worker (1960’s) will discuss and sign copies of her recent book, Women Artisans of Morocco, Their Stories Their Lives in Cultural Cloth's Rug Room.
Rug Money, co-authored by Cultural Cloth co-founder, Mary Anne Wise and Cheryl Conway, co-founder of Multicolores, will be published by Thrums Books and released in September, 2018. Rug Money tells the story of our innovative teaching curriculum in Guatemala and profiles 10 of the rug artists “in their own words.” We are thrilled to host Thrums founder, Linda Ligon (founder, former owner of Interweave Press) and Thrums editor, Karen Brock during the fall Fresh Art Tour. The Thrums team will discuss and present their extraordinary collection of books and fellow Thrums author, Deborah Chandler (Learning to Weave, Traditional Weavers of Guatemala, Their Stories Their Lives) will be present to sign her books, too.
Meet your neighbors over breakfast at a pancake fundraiser for Maiden Rock's fire department, visit Santa, and take a sleigh ride through the village. Then kick off your Christmas shopping by supporting your local merchants!