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Art at the Sharehouse: Felting Workshop

August 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$40.00

Felting Workshop “Traditional wet-felting with Navajo Churro wool”

Eliseo Curley, Instructor

August 10, noon – 4 pm

$40

The Sharehouse, 30 N. Beech, Cortez

Register by emailing info@montezumafoodcoalition.org.

Learn a basic wet felting technique by making a coin bag with Eliseo Curley, an award-winning Navajo artist and sheepherder from Shiprock, N.M. An exhibit of Eliseo’s current felting art will follow the workshop in the evening of the same day. Materials for your small coin bag will be provided.

Eliseo has been working with the fiber for many years, and volunteers with the Sheep Is Life Celebration and Diné Be Iiná, inc, a not for profit organization that supports Navajo-Churro sheep on the Navajo Nation. Eliseo raises his own flock of Navajo-Churro sheep which he moves to the Carrizo Mountains in the summer, and has many stories to share with students in this afternoon class. Although he uses the wool to felt and weave he also raises the sheep for meat. Eliseo may be contacted through Facebook messenger.

Details

Date:
August 10, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$40.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2295364997217338/

Venue

The Sharehouse
30 N. Beech
Cortez, CO 81321 United States
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