Weaving the Navajo Way: A Hands-On Workshop By Master Weavers, Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete | SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO | AUGUST 18-24, 2018
We are putting a few final details together for this camp, and plan to launch in November 2017 with full pricing and itinerary details then. If you are interested, please sign up here and we will contact you as soon as everything has been finalized.
An overview of what to expect:
This 6 day Ace Camp is an introduction to traditional Navajo Weaving. Weavers and non-weavers alike are expressing intense interest in learning more about the beautiful textiles made by Navajo artists.
We start our trip with a visit to the world famous Santa Fe Indian Market. The Santa Fe Indian Market happens one weekend a year and is the largest and most prestigious juried Native arts show in the world. Indian Market provides a rare opportunity to meet Native artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures.
Santa Fe, New Mexico is the oldest capital city in the U.S. It is a beautiful city set in the high desert mountains at 7000 feet. This town is filled with history, culture, world class cuisine, and incredible ancient traditional and contemporary art. Be inspired by the visually stunning landscapes of the region that captivated and influenced the work of Georgia O'Keeffe.
BARBARA TELLER ORNELAS & LYNDA TELLER PETE
Lynda Teller Pete and her sister Barbara Teller Ornelas are fifth-generation Navajo weavers from the Newcomb and Two Grey Hills area on the Navajo Nation. They began teaching Navajo weaving twenty years ago.
The sisters grew up weaving Two Grey Hills tapestries, taught by their mother Ruth Teller, and older sister Rosann Teller Lee. Barbara Ornelas, is well-known and highly regarded for her Two Grey Hills tapestries and has won two, Best of Show awards at the prestigious Santa Fe Indian Market, held each August, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lynda has won several textile awards, most recently winning the Best of Division and Best of Classification at the 2011 and Best of Division again in 2013 Santa Fe Indian Market.
A FULL ITINERARY WILL BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 2017. PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TO BE THE FIRST TO GET INFORMATION ON THIS TRIP.