About Cynthia Alberto
An artist, designer, and founder of the Brooklyn-based Weaving and Healing arts studio Weaving Hand
, Cynthia Alberto seeks to bridge traditional and contemporary weaving techniques, drawing inspiration from ancient communities of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Her artwork, performances, and public weaving projects honor traditional and artisanal techniques while also incorporating unconventional materials and a zero-waste philosophy.
Alberto has led various collaborative weaving events at institutions including the Museum of Arts and Design, Cooper Hewitt, Barnard College, Pratt Institute, Queens Museum, and Ace Hotel, just to name a few.
The Dan River Weaving Award, Peters Valley Craft Center Art Educator Scholarship, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Museum of Arts and Design – Open Studio Artist Residency, and Ace Hotel Artist in Residence are among her many awards and accolades.
Learn more about Cynthia Alberto by visiting her website.