The Greater Vancouver Weavers and Spinners Guild is hosting their annual Memorial Lecture on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 7:30 pm and they snagged the beloved Judith MacKenzie as their guest speaker:
ALL TEXTILE ENTHUSIASTS ARE INVITED TO THIS FREE LECTURE
Guest Speaker Judith MacKenzie presents “The Tinkuy Conference in the Sacred Valley of Peru”
Judith MacKenzie, has been a textile artist for the last 30 years. Her work appears in private and public collections. Judith teaches throughout North America, is a published author and regularly featured in Spin-Off Magazine.
In 2010, Judith was present when four hundred weavers of the Americas gathered in Urubamba, Peru, in the Sacred Valley near Cusco for Tinkuy de Tejedores. Participants travelled from the Navajo Nation, Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, and Peru for this unique textile conference. Judith will transport us to Tinkuy de Tejedores both visually and through her experiences to this ground breaking event.
The lecture will be held at: Kanata Co-operative Community Building, 7155 Blake Street, Vancouver, BC.