Weaving an Altar to Guatemala’s Pre-Hispanic Glory

Altar para pájaros (Altar for birds) on view at Instituto de Visión, is Sandra Monterroso’s first exhibition in New York, showingcasing a series of works that speak to her Mayan heritage while referring also to migration through the metaphor of birds. For the last 20 years, the Guatemalan artist has produced a body of work … Read more

Best Loom Kits for Learning Weaving Skills – ARTnews.com

Over, under, over, under, over, under. Weaving is a wonderful activity, both meditative and creative. People have been hand-weaving from nearly the dawn of time, creating clothing, baskets, and textiles from various flexible materials. Today weaving is experiencing something of a revival as people are drawn to its calming, rhythmic nature. The craft also yields … Read more