Creating Work That Sells – October 2019

A program with Lynn Noble • October 2, 2019 This program is intended to help RGFA guild members plan their creations for sale at our holiday boutique; the information provided will be useful for any retail environment. Attention to: Colors … Read More

Lisa Trujillo – May 2018

Chimayo weaving Begun in the early years of the twentieth century, this style is basically two stripes and a center design. The stripes are clearly derived from the Rio Grande blanket, and the center design is an outgrowth of Saltillo … Read More

Charlie Kennard – April 2018

Charlie Kennard of San Anselmo is a long-time basket weaver and student of California Indian and European techniques. He has taught for MAPOM, Point Reyes Field Institute, East Bay Regional Parks Botanic Garden, and in many schools and at teacher … Read More

Tom Spittler – March 2018

Lecture: A Brief History of Spinning Fiber Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 10:30 am Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa Non-guild members are welcome This lecture will focus on hand spinning, beginning with archeological and … Read More

Linda Hartshorn – Feb 2018

Linda Hartshorn is known for unique dyework and lively use of color in her handwoven textiles. With over fifteen years of teaching experience, Linda enjoys leading workshops all over the country. She recently opened Lost Coast Weaving Studio in the … Read More

Makers Fair – Jan 2018

Program for January 3, 2018 Guild Meeting & Makers Fair!Our own guild talent will be tapped for the Annual Guild Makers Fair.There will be six different mini-workshops and three 45-minute sessions (plus a little time afterward to practice or get … Read More

Alissa Allen – Jan 2018

WILD MUSHROOM/LICHEN DYE WORKSHOP presented by Alissa AllenExplore your Regional Dye PaletteEvery region has its own palette of mushroom and lichen dyes. This class takes a in-depth look at using local, wild fungi as sustainable, safe dye sources. Starting with … Read More

Crafting a Living as an Artist

— An Overview of the Business of Art by Alyssum WierMany artists experience ambivalence around the business side of being an artist. Arts Administrator Alyssum Wier helps artists break through the typical barriers to self-promotion by harnessing the tools of … Read More

Sarah Jackson – May 2017

Sarah Jackson, the weaving editor of Handwoven magazine, will be presenting a color focused program and workshop on May 3, 4, and 5, 2017.Lecture: May 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM: One Thread at a Time; A Weaver’s Journey is a … Read More

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