The Queens Chamber of Commerce and the Barco de Papel Cultural Center held an intensive jewelry embroidery workshop on January 22, 2019 at Barco de Papel Cultural Center.
This community workshop, led by Leticia Coronel, a Paraguayan designer and filmmaker who currently resides in Uruguay, was aimed at those who wanted to acquire practical skills in jewelry embroidery.
The workshop sought to improve the economic income possibilities of its participants by teaching techniques will serve to visually enrich the jewelry. Theres skills that can be commercialized in a competitive way with the possibility of promoting the cultural identity of our community through art.
The workshop had no cost and all materials were donated by the Queens Chamber of Commerce. At the end of the workshop, each participant took the embroidered jewel to continue practicing at home.
The Barco de Papel Cultural Center in a collaborative way establishes strategic alliances with public and non-profit organizations, for the benefit of our community in New York City.