Author: centinelachimayoweavers

Lisa Trujillo is a weaver, spinner, and knitter at Centinela Traditional Arts in Chimayo, New Mexico.

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It has been a pandemic year. We have all gone through this year together, apart from each other. What we have felt, all of us living more isolated from one another, but interacting in whole new ways, is probably more alike than different. Our struggles this year have varied tremendously, from terrible suffering and tragic…

November Storm

Like every other piece I have ever woven, this piece comes out of the time I created it in. The yarns are all handspun wool, and most are either naturally dyed or are undyed churro.  Most of the pinks and the wine colored yarns came out of  a friend’s stash of handspun, naturally dyed yarns,…

Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today’s Global Market Place

We were honored to be a part of the Gallery of Conscience at the Museum of International Folk Art.  It was a large investment of time spent with a cadre of New Mexican and international artists, over  the space of several months.  It has been difficult to communicate what we were doing during that time,…