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Gedeon Santos


e-mail:
santosgedeon@yahoo.com

address:
PO Box 432
172 Hwy 110
El Rito, NM 87530

phone:
505-927-4033


Tour Stop # 17

textiles woven on backstrap loom

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Gedeon is originally from Guatemala, but has been living in New Mexico since 1993.  He learned to weave at an early age and sold weavings to help pay for his education. All handmade weavings are produced on a backstrap loom with cotton thread using traditional designs from Guatemala.  His newer weavings are being incorporated with southwestern designs.  Gedeon has demonstrated his work in the weaving department at Northern New Mexico College and has exhibited in the International Folk Art Market, Espanola Arts Festival, El Rito Studio Tour, as well as Albuquerque.

 

 

 

 

 



handbag

handbag
in process





handbag
in process

small purses





tapestry for handbags

tapestry for handbags

tapestry for handbags

 

Gedeon Santos Weaving
Gedeon Santos Weaving