Southwest Women's Fiber Arts Collective

Mailing Address: PO Box 636, Silver City, NM 88062
County of Location: Grant
Phone: (575) 538-5733
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities
Mission Statement:

Celebrate fiber art and realize its economic potential.

To accomplish this, we: nurture and empower both novice and skilled fiber artists; enrich the community by fostering opportunities to experience, learn and earn.

Primary Programs:

We operate a fiber art gallery, The Common Thread, located at 107 Broadway, in downtown Silver City, NM. Members may sell their handmade fiber art in the gallery and through various shows in which we participate. We offer classes to the public and teach knitting to women with learning disabilities. We collaborate with women on the border to sell their items as well as with local art organizations to draw visitors into the gallery.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Rebecca La Fleur

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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