Two Outstanding Presentations This Weekend at CSAC: Laurie Sylwester on Saturday at 2PM; George Caldwell on Sunday at 2PM. Don’t miss these last opportunities to learn more about “Woven Arts of the Andes: The Fabric of a Culture”
If you haven’t seen it yet, then time is really ticking! “Woven Arts of the Andes: The Fabric of a Culture” will close is just 10 days! This exceptional art exhibition has been a rich arts opportunity for the people of the Sierra Foothills. Not only do we have the chance to see such exquisite textile arts and photography, but we have a rare moment to walk into the lives of our mountain-dwelling neighbors to the south. The terrain of the Andes parallels our own Sierra Nevada Mountains, our Range of Light.
This weekend, September 28th to 30th, offers a last chance to hear and see the testimony of our own local experts. On Saturday at 2PM CSAC welcomes Columbia College Art Professor, Laurie Sylwester, who will share her exceptional photos of Peru and accounts of her travels to the region. Recently we offered an in-depth story about Laurie’s work and her contribution to “Woven Arts of the Andes.” http://www.centralsierraarts.org/2012/08/28/woven-arts-of-the-andes-a-collaboration-with-columbia-college/
Then on Sunday, September 30th, at 2PM, George Caldwell will offer “Llamas in the Andes: Their Influence and Development.” Caldwell has worked extensively with the people of the Chuiquan Tribe to help restore the health of the llamas, the efficacy of the textile arts economy and the awareness of the wider world into the delicate balance of Peru’s vast landscape. Joining him will be the Mother Lode Weavers and Spinners, who will give their last arts demonstration for this exhibition, running from noon to 4PM on Sunday.
Many thank you’s go to the generous sponsors, who have helped make this exhibition possible: The Sonora Area Foundation, Front Porch, Inc, the members of the Mother Lode Weavers and Spinners, the California Arts Council and many more!