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Chimayo Weaving with Lisa Trujillo G220939

Chimayo Weaving is the 20th century development in the Rio Grande weaving tradition. This is a class designed for beginning weavers or experienced weavers wanting to develop their skills. We work on basic techniques in shuttle weaving, creating tapestry angles, and central design concepts.
Students work on pre-warped looms, and can either bring their own weft yarns or purchase enough yarn for their projects from the instructor.
Lisa has been teaching Chimayo Weaving for 40 years now, and has produced A Chimayo Weaver’s Guidebook, which serves as our textbook for the workshop.

 

At this time masks are optional in indoor spaces. Proof of covid vaccination or negative test within 72 hours of arrival at Ghost Ranch. Both policies are subject to change. Sample: Lodging options for 6-night workshops range from dorm-style $684 to private bath $1,074 which includes room and meals for the first person occupying the room. If you are sharing the room with a family member or trusted travel companion, the second occupant should register for their workshop separately and choose the "commuter" or "2nd+ person sharing a room option" in lieu of a lodging option. This will help ensure that all participants are included in meal counts, and placed in the correct workshop in order to receive the pertinent follow-up information.

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In-Person Events: During this Covid-19 pandemic period, written notification must be received no later than 45 days prior to the start date of your workshop in order to receive a refund, minus a $100 processing charge. No refunds will be processed after that time. We reserve the right to announce a change in leadership or cancel any program 45 days prior to the first day of the workshop. In that event, you may transfer to another workshop without charge or we will refund the full workshop payment. Many participants have found it helpful to purchase travel insurance. This cancellation policy does not apply to January term. If the cancellation is Covid-related and is received less than 45 days prior to your start date, your funds will be left on deposit for another ghost ranch workshop or future stay or you can make it a full donation to support us through this unique business period.

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What day/time does the workshop start and end?

In-person workshops begin with check-in at 3:00 p.m. and a ranch orientation in the evening on the first date listed for the course and end at 10:00 a.m. with checkout on the last date listed.

Virtual workshops will have a varied schedule that is identified within each workshop description.

During Covid safety period - single occupancy lodging is the standard
  • During Covid-19 periods, all lodging types will be single occupancy at no additional charge. Of course, you can share a room with a spouse, partner, family or another person that shares your full-time residence. The extra folks that share a room will pay for workshop registration fees and meals.
What is the difference between a room with private bath, a room with semi-private or shared bath, and a room with communal/dorm bath?

Private bath refers to the type of bathroom, not single occupancy

Private Bath Room: There is a bathroom in that one room that is not shared between or with any other rooms. The highest rate tier of Ghost Ranch lodging.

Semi-private/shared: There is a bathroom between two rooms that is shared by the occupants of the two adjoining sleeping rooms. These rooms will only be used as family or group suites, not to be shared by unknown neighbors as in the past.

Communal/dorm: There is a communal bathroom/shower in the lodging building and participants will need to exit their room to reach these facilities.

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Instructors

  • Lisa Trujillo
    Lisa Trujillo

    Lisa Trujillo, an award-winning weaver from Chimayo, NM, is known for her work in the Rio Grande weaving tradition, her spinning and dyeing, and for her stunningly unique designs. She and her husband, Irvin Trujillo, a National Heritage Fellow and Spanish Market Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, own Centinela Traditional Arts weaving co-op. Lisa Trujillo learned to weave after marrying Irvin in 1982. She has spent the years since then immersing herself in learning traditional design systems as well as finding new ways to use traditional techniques and materials. She has become adept at spinning churro wool quickly into a yarn ideally suited for her richly-textured tapestries and blankets. Her occasional weaving workshops have helped her develop teaching materials that she hopes to eventually make available beyond just her workshop students.

Date

Sep 18 - 24 2022

Cost

$625.00

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