Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area
Poudre Heritage Alliance Virtual Heritage Journey art, Colcha embroidery, Colorado, cultural arts, culture, New Mexico, Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area, Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area 0
Colcha embroidery is a Cultural Art shared within both heritage areas. Learn how local artists thought up and created these beautiful art pieces that tell a story!
“I really feel it’s my purpose to pass on this art,” says Gomez, a 75-year-old retired home-economics teacher. “It’s not my art. It’s a part of our history.”
Learn more at this New Mexico Magazine article “A Stitch Out of Time”