Maud is the founder of Behind The Hill, a textile company based in Brooklyn, New York. Behind The Hill creates unique and contemporary pieces for home decor using a variety of heirloom cotton which grows wild in shades of pink, terra-cotta, green, beige, and white in Mexico and Guatemala.
Kristin is a quilter, natural dye grower and artist instructor residing in Oakland, California. She fuses yoga and wellness with her fiber practice and I'm excited to have her on the podcast this week to talk about her experience working in the beautiful natural fiber hub, Northern California.
Mariela Motilla is a Mexican born artist who studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she found herself circling back to her ancestral roots of textile making in Oaxaca Mexico where she now lives and works.
Cosa Buena is a carefully curated, intimate retreat exploring the vibrant culture and traditions of Oaxaca. They offer hands-on ancestral craft workshops as well as the opportunity for attendees to nourish their body, mind and spirit in connection with Zapotec and Mixtec communities and lands.
Casey Newman is an environmental educator, natural dye cultivator and co-owner and operator of Cedar Dell Forrest Farm. A forest farm that aims to maintain the health and integrity of the natural ecosystem while sustainably raising animals and growing food on the non-forested portion of the property.