Cynthia Alberto

Founder, Weaving Hand

Cynthia Alberto is an artist, designer, and founder of the Brooklyn-based 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. Throughout her artwork and teaching, Alberto continuously explores the many intersections between weaving and healing, as well as craft and sustainability.

Cynthia Alberto current work explores a sense of hyper awareness to the amount of waste being continuously produced across different industries, particularly the art, fashion and textile industry.