Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Zapotec Textile Artist + Natural Dyer Porfirio Gutíerrez

Last week on FEEDBACK FRIDAY we had Zapotec textile artist, natural dyer, researcher, educator Porfirio Gutíerrez. Porfirio talked about his educational and artistic work now based in his Ventura, California studio and gave us a tour. We even got to partake in a live trunk show! You can still shop here. Watch the video here. Some of the dyes that Porfirio talked about that we sell: Oak galls Pericón Cochineal Porfirio Gutíerrez is known internationally for his exceptional devotion to the textile traditions of his home pueblo of Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, a richly historic Zapotec textile artist community. His … Read more

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Zapotec Textile Artist Porfirio Gutíerrez

This week, we’ve got video from our live FEEDBACK FRIDAY featuring with Zapotec textile artist, natural dyer, researcher, educator Porfirio Gutíerrez. Porfirio Gutíerrez is known internationally for his exceptional devotion to the textile traditions of his home pueblo of Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, a richly historic Zapotec textile artist community. His mission has been reinvigorating and preserving natural dyeing techniques for future generations. Gutierrez’s work brings awareness to a profound spiritual belief that nature is a living being, sacred and honored. Watch the recording here: If you are interested in exploring cochineal, which Porfirio talked about and is farming in … Read more