Luna Fiber Studio was founded in Trumansburg NY by Sarah Gotowka, owner and director of Earth Grown Shades, a business rooted in sustainable color. Luna is a fully equipped weaving studio, with the intention of becoming an all inclusive textile studio. We are nestled amongst the quaint Second Floor Studios on Main St. located above Gimme Coffee, Good-to-Go, and The Center for Pain Relief. We are conveniently located on the TCAT 21 bus route, a few feet away from the Main Street bus stop!
Trumansburg has become a destination spot for tourists and locals alike! Book a two-day weaving intensive with your friends and stay at one of Trumansburg's B&B's, eat homemade ice cream at Sweet Melissa's, bowl & drink cocktails at Atlas, and get a delicious brunch bowl at Felicia's Hive - - ALL IN WALKING DISTANCE. (And when I say walking distance, I mean, a one block radius!) You may also want to check out Hazelnut Kitchen for some fancy food, Lil Venice for their all day buy-one-get-one-free Happy Hour, and the coolest little used book shop One Green Horse! If you need to get a work out in, we also have our gym T-fit which holds daily yoga and exercise classes!
NOTE: **LUNA FIBER STUDIO IS UNFORTUNATELY NOT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE**
Luna has only been made possible by the generosity and hard work of Laura Ballard, June Szabo, Synnove Heggoy, Ben Guthrie & Hilary Gifford, Matthew Tsipouraglou (#uhaul), Eluz Infante, Rose Fleurant, Anna Gardner, Kaide Peck, Frank Dallaire, and most importantly, the extraordinary Al & Jane Gotowka.
Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancellation is made 7 days prior to class. Only a 50% refund after 7 day cut off. In the case of extreme weather conditions, the fee you paid will turn into Studio Credit, and you will be able to use it towards any other service or product offered at Luna.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER/OWNER/INSTRUCTOR:
Sarah Gotowka is a practicing textile artist and instructor. She has been weaving since 2005, and has been growing natural dyes since 2010. Since moving to the Ithaca area she has taught workshops at Cornell University, Ithaca College, The Johnson Museum of Art, Wells College, New Roots Charter School, The Trumansburg Conservatory of Fine Arts, The Craftstitute, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Trumansburg Middle School.
For more information on Sarah Gotowka please visit her website: www.saagoto.com
José Buenaventura González Gutiérrez is from Teotitlan de Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. He has been carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving for approximately 40 years. He grew his own cochineal and had a thriving textile business. He arrived in the United States in April 9th 2016 to stay permanently in the Ithaca area. He has participated in the National Geographic summer event in 2008 at Central Park , and the Smithsonian museum in December 2016. You can find more about José at his website: www.mexicanweaver.com