The American Craft Council Present an epic story of art, love, and collaboration, master weaver Wence Martinez and his wife, symbolist painter Sandra Martinez, have been working together for nearly 30 years. Their journey began with a long-distance connection from Wisconsin to Mexico, and continued through numerous artistic collaborations and a lifelong partnership. Join Wence and Sandra as they discuss their work, background, artistic process, and path to making art as a full-time job.
Photos from are from PBS "Craft in America" shoot at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. Heady moment for us to see reverence for the weaving, Archive numbered tag...and fussing over us for our 15 minutes of fame! UPDATE: October party will be delayed by news that the PBS Craft In America crew will be coming to film more at our Studio this winter bumping us from the "Borders and Neighbors" episode to an expanded telling of our own story in 2018!