Posts Tagged ‘Nilda Callanaupa’

Mar 05

Hand Knit Alpaca with Beading on a Road Less Traveled in Peru

Sometimes it pays to take the road less traveled. Such is the case when it’s the only road to the village of Huacatinco in the Ocongate region of the Cusco highlands of Peru. Here we were, five of us in a four-wheel drive pick-up truck, during rainy season, off to→ Read more

Jul 24

The Splendors of the Santa Fe Folk Art Market

Last week we returned from the yearly “pilgrimage” to the Santa Fe Folk Art Market. This year’s market felt especially fresh, mostly attributable to a third of the artisans being first-timers which meant new textile treats and new friends. Imagine these new artisans being in the U.S. for the first→ Read more

Jun 12

Men at Work: Knitting and Weaving in Peru

Chahuaytire man knitting a traditional multicolored alpaca/wool hat.→ Read more

Jan 12

Handknitted Peruvian Hat (Chullo) Workshop with Nilda Callanaupa

Chullo Cap-knitting weaving workshop with Nilda Callañaupa→ Read more

Jan 10

Peruvian Fiesta with Nilda Callanaupa from Center for Traditional Textiles Cusco

Join Mattie Rhodes Gallery and Marilyn Murphy from ClothRoads in Kansas City as they welcome Nilda Callañaupa.→ Read more

Dec 06

Weaving Lives, Engaging History: Continuing Textile Traditions in the Peruvian Andes opens in Kansas City

Center for Traditional Textiles Cusco→ Read more

Nov 28

Tinkuy de Tejedores: Part II

Come behind-the-scenes at the Tinkuy de Tejedores, (The Gathering of Weavers), which took place Nov. 12-15, 2013 in Cusco, Peru. Today’s special highlights the highland community of Accha Alta, which is north of Cusco by a few hours, and the celebration of the CTTC community elders.→ Read more

Aug 08

New Book Tells Stories of Life-Changing Artistry

Carmella Padilla is the author of The Work of Art: Folk Artists of the 21st Century, a breathtakingly beautiful tribute to the first decade of the International Folk Art Market, to all of the artists whose long journeys brought them to Santa Fe, and to the ways that folk art→ Read more

Feb 21

Fine Handknitting in the Peruvian Highlands

“Are you sure you want to learn? Do you think you have the patience? People of your age are not interested in traditional things like knitting a chullo (hat).”→ Read more

May 03

Capturing the Past in Cusco, Peru

Nilda Callañaupa→ Read more

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