Sheep-to-Shawl is two-day craft weekend presented byAllison Smith featuring a sheep-to-shawl extravaganza. The weekend began Friday night with an artist-led craft-in in the galleries of MCA Denver. Saturday featured all-day sheep-to-shawl competition, in which team members sheared a sheep, spun the wool and wove a shawl – over the course of a single day. Guest speakers dropped by throughout the day to keep things interesting.
March 25, 2011
Craft-In with Allison Smith
6:30PM Craft-in with Allison Smith
Bring your own crafts or help artist Allison Smith create a large-scale braided rug in the gallery.
March 26, 2011
10AM Sheep shearing demonstration
11AM Sheep-to-shawl competition begins
1PM Allison Smith speaks about SMITHS
2PM Sara Goldenberg White speaks about fiber art
3PM Elissa Auther speaks about the craft revolution
4PM Shawl judging