Workshop Calendar

The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission To Host Artist Professional Training Workshops in the Community Gallery

The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission To Host Artist Professional Training Workshops in the Community Gallery

SANTA FE, NM—The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission is proud to host its annual series of Artist Professional Training Courses to educate and assist artists in their careers. All events will take place in the Community Gallery, located at 201 West Marcy Street, inside the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. ALL CLASSES ARE HELD FROM 6:00 TO 7:00 P.M. AT THE SANTA FE COMMUNITY GALLERY, 201 WEST MARCY STREET, Santa Fe, NM PLEASE RSVP TO 505.955.6705 or email rdlambert@santafenm.gov   FREE...

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Plains Indian Beadwork @ Nambe Trading Post

Plains Indian Beadwork @ Nambe Trading Post

Learn to bead a traditional medicine bag from the Emmy award winning costume designer of Dances with Wolves and other films: Historian and beadworker, Cathy A. Smith. Your museum quality bag will be made of Braintanned buckskin and antique Venetian beads done in traditional Lakota designs.  Beadwork classes are held at Smith’s historic Nambe Trading Post on the road to Chimayo. Cathy Smith is best known for her authentic costumes in films such as Dances with Wolves, Comanche Moon,...

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Incredible Edible Still Life with Andrea Lozano

Incredible Edible Still Life with Andrea Lozano

Retreat to peaceful Eldorado, NM for an “Art of Living” exclusive all-day still life painting workshop to delight your senses. Create in a naturally-lit indoor studio set in a beautiful country setting. Enjoy a special home-grown, home-cooked vegetarian/organic lunch is included. Limited to five attendees. Pick from a selection of fresh produce and flower subject matter; leave with a completed 11” X 14” painting and the know-how to paint many more on your own. Session includes:...

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Mike Mahon Portrait Painting Workshop

Mike Mahon Portrait Painting Workshop

Develop your skills in portrait painting & drawing that most fascinating subject … the human face. During the workshop you will work from a live model and photos. Along with Mike’s demonstrations, you will learn drawing, proportion, and observation skills that will bring your portraits to life. Instruction will include demonstrations, PowerPoint Presentations, and much personal attention. Some things you will learn: ☛ Basic structure and proportions of the head ☛ How to map &...

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What is the Economic Value of Creative Tourism in Santa Fe, New Mexico?

What is the Economic Value of Creative Tourism in Santa Fe, New Mexico?

Did you offer art or art related workshops in Santa Fe, NM in 2013?   If so, you are invited to participate in a research project titled What is the Economic Value of Creative Tourism in Santa Fe, New Mexico?, conducted by Brent Hanifl from the University of Oregon’s Arts and Administration Program. The purpose of this research project is to identify the economic value of “Creative Tourism” (workshop) activity in Santa Fe, New Mexico. You were sought / selected to participate in this...

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Throwing on the wheel with Andrew Sanders

Throwing on the wheel with Andrew Sanders

Throwing on the wheel for all levels. Have fun and experience the potters wheel. Everyone will make pots! The absorbing wonder and fun of working on the potters wheel will be enjoyed. Andrew will guide you through an exciting and fulfilling experience About Andrew Sanders has worked professionally as a potter and taught in various places including Holland, Switzerland, Australia and in the US. Currently Andrew lives and works in Santa Fe in New Mexico in the USA. Andrew’s focus is on...

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Fieldwork with DSLR: Digital Camera with Sasha Linda Wasko

Fieldwork with DSLR: Digital Camera with Sasha Linda Wasko

This workshop provides a strong foundation for using your digital camera with ease in the field. Throughout the field trip experience, students have the opportunity to practice, become more familiar and gain a new understanding working with shutter speed, aperture, depth of field, exposure, flash, basics of light control and the use of histograms. Students have the time, while receiving on going guidance, to explore methods of expanding personal creativity and the art of composing.  Also...

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Image Transfer on Clay with Magpie Pottery

Image Transfer on Clay with Magpie Pottery

Magpie Pottery offers a 2-hour image transfer workshop on Laser-Toner Decals for the ceramic surface. Students will learn all phases of the image transfer process; what images work best what kind of printer is needed what kind of decal paper is necessary for ceramic firing. how to apply the decals what glazes work best how to fired the decals Working with porcelain tiles, students will also be able to work with their own images and create a collaged tile that can be fired and shipped home....

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Clay Classes with Magpie Pottery

Clay Classes with Magpie Pottery

Classes at Magpie Pottery operate year-round in a clean, sun-filled studio looking west towards the Jemez Mountains. Magpie Pottery offers private and semi-private classes in wheel-throwing, hand-building, and tile-making. All ages are welcome and no experience is necessary. Maggie Mae assists the student in all phases of design and implementation. Clay is included in the hourly rate. Bisque firing and shipping of student work can be...

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Santa Fe Culinary Academy

Santa Fe Culinary Academy

The Santa Fe Culinary Academy is one of the Capitol’s newest and most ambitious professional endeavors. Located in the heart of the historic district, on the top floor of the Plaza Mercado building the SFCA will offer community cooking classes, a 50 week professional program, dining experiences and a one-of-a-kind event space to Santa Fe locals and out of town guests alike. Our culinary classes are designed with three distinct markets in mind; amateur/home cooks, professionals seeking...

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The Alchemy Of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantecon

The Alchemy Of Mixed Media with Lauren Mantecon

“Engaging The Creative Visionary” The Unplanned Painting:  A mixed media idea generating process This workshop confronts the questions many artists ask of themselves- how do we achieve and sustain originality and authenticity?  We will work to engage the delicate balance of structure and release, nurturing and supporting each participant’s unique creative process along the way. We build structure by taking time to clarify our vision through idea generating techniques, short introductions to...

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Photo Collage & Mixed Media Workshop with Gail Buono

Photo Collage & Mixed Media Workshop with Gail Buono

Transform your Santa Fe experience into a work on paper that you can cherish for years to come. Would you like to commemorate your Santa Fe trip, making a unique art piece using your own photos? We will discuss layout of your images, black and white high contrast conversion of your photos, application to paper, and working with pastel and watercolor to complete the collage. All art materials will be provided. Call for details regarding photos. No experience necessary. Perfect for a girls’...

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Splash Ink with Watercolor with Ming Franz

Splash Ink with Watercolor with Ming Franz

Ming will give explanation and demonstration of the unique features of Splash Ink with Watercolor, and the materials, mixing of Asian ink and primary watercolors, random and controlled pouring. Students will experience splashing ink on rice paper, drying and separation of the sheets, the resulting abstract, and listen to the color. She will also explain finishing touch and students will have a discussion of various ways to finish the painting, special effects, such as salt, alcohol,...

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Team Building Through Art with Julianna Poldi

Team Building Through Art with Julianna Poldi

Small paintings on paper workshop for larger groups at my studio or your hotel. The experience of creating individual works of art and sharing the results in a group show, fosters team building. Participants gain confidence in creative problem solving and learn new skills enhanced by the group dynamics. Related:  Woven Oneness: Julianna Poldi on Raven Five Questions with Julianna Poldi Alchemy: A Work-in-Progress with Julianna...

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DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey – March 2014

DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey – March 2014

DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey is a project of Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, taking place in March 2014. A month-long showcase of the rich arts heritage and culture of Santa Fe, New Mexico, DIY Santa Fe is an opportunity to spend your spring break realizing your creative potential with one of more than 200 of Santa Fe’s finest artists and artisans. For more information, please contact Brent E. Hanifl, B.E.Hanifl & Associates, (608)...

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BODY Events

BODY Events

BODY of Santa Fe offers a variety of interactive and instructional classes and workshops to support your healthy lifestyle. Founded by Lorin Parrish in 2004, BODY is a yoga and dance studio, café, spa, fitness center and boutique as well as a childcare center and yoga teacher training facility located in downtown Santa Fe. Built on the premise of functioning as a community center that inspires and encourages wellness, BODY is known for its commitment to sustainable, organic and fair-trade...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism: Year of Sweepstakes, Contests, and Giveaways

Santa Fe Creative Tourism: Year of Sweepstakes, Contests, and Giveaways

SANTA FE, NM — September 2013. Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces a year of workshop giveaways in partnership with Heritage Hotels. This exciting new series of contests and sweepstakes invites participants to share their best ideas, talents, and creations in an effort to win a free workshop with one of Santa Fe’s finest artists. Five giveaways are planned through April 2014, with three already underway: Facebook Fiber Arts Contest: Are you handy with a needle and thread? Does a ball of...

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Stepping into Your Divinity: Mastering New-Earth Energies with Ancient Wisdom

Stepping into Your Divinity: Mastering New-Earth Energies with Ancient Wisdom

In her popular memoir, Sojourns of the Soul: One Woman’s Journey around the World and into Her Truth (Quest Books), award-winning author Dana Micucci takes you to seven of the world’s most exotic, sacred destinations—from the Australian Outback to Angkor in Cambodia, Egypt, Tibet, the Yucatan, New Mexico and Peru—to explore their ancient mysteries and esoteric wisdom.In this dynamic workshop, Dana shares transformational tools and teachings from these wisdom traditions that will lead to a...

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Beyond Paint and Paper with Julia Cairns

Beyond Paint and Paper with Julia Cairns

In this fun workshop, we will explore the use of different materials to create a painting on board. Using acrylic paints, papers, fabric, block prints, reverse transfers and just about anything that is not glued down that should be. Bring your imagination and a willingness to break free from your ‘comfort zone’. Julia uses many different mediums in some of her paintings and although this may seem intimidating to many, it is actually suprisingly spontaneous and fun. We all possess an inner...

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Energy Heals: Private workshop with energy healing, healing art and healing movements

Energy Heals: Private workshop with energy healing, healing art and healing movements

Energy Healing with Maury is an awakening journey of your mind body and soul cleansing emotional/body memories to facilitate re-balancing and healing. Qigong Energy Healing is the ancient Chinese art and science of re-balancing your subtle energy body, rejuvenating your physical body and healing emotional issues by releasing disease/energy obstructions, which are often trauma based. Energy is the medium which connects the Mind, Emotions, Body and Spirit. Exploring Energy as a gateway to true...

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Mixed Media Collage Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Mixed Media Collage Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Mixed Media Collage is the art of incorporating paint, pastel, drawing, textures and found materials by gluing and layering onto canvas or paper. You will also learn transfer techniques using your own photographs or found imagery. We work with color and composition to assist you in the creative process. Capture and translate your Santa Fe experience visually. Mixed Media Collage workshops are designed to meet all levels of experience; from curious creative amateurs to professional artists. You...

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Digital Filmmaking with Sasha Linda Wasko

Digital Filmmaking with Sasha Linda Wasko

LEARN THE SECRETS & SHORTCUTS OF FILM EDITING NAVIGATE WITH EASE THROUGH THE DIGITAL VIDEO PROGRAMS An extensive two-day workshop exploring digital filmmaking processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have a short film of your own to take home or put on YouTube!! Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Related:  Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko Five Questions with Sasha...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski

Spend a few hours painting with me! I teach a variety of painting courses in either encaustic or acrylic in my large, sunny studio in Santa Fe county. All materials are provided and the classes are open to all levels. I have a Masters in Art Education and have been painting for over 15 years. Visit the William and Joseph Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe to see my work, or go to my website. Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop students will learn how to...

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Miniature & Reliquary Painting With Margot Guerrera

Miniature & Reliquary Painting With Margot Guerrera

Reliquary Painting: Throughout New Mexico and the desert southwest there is a historic tradition of small reliquary, or sacred, painting on copper and tin with mineral pigments. Please come join me in this time honored sacred arts lineage in creating new visions of endearing devotional angels, saints & shamans. The price of this workshop varies for private and small groups as well as for new and some antique materials and frames. Everything is provided for in this workshop, though one is...

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Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

An experienced teacher & full-time studio potter, Theo teaches on an individualized basis in his studio. Often, students have some experience with clay already – but beginners are welcome too. A two-hour session at the studio usually starts with a discussion of what you’d like to explore – the wheel? hand-building? throwing & altering? Arrangements can be made to glaze, fire, & ship work you produce during the session. Related:  Five Questions with Theo...

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3-day Intuitive Painting Workshop / July 19-21, 2013

3-day Intuitive Painting Workshop / July 19-21, 2013

Join a 3-day workshop in process painting/intuitive painting. Over a 3-day period, participants connect to a deeper joy of creative flow. We notice, how and when we allow creative blocks, using a process of open-ended questioning to release these blocks, accessing more and more fluid creative energy to enter our lives. Attention is placed on the moment-to-moment act of painting, not on technique, skill or end result. Cost: $305 / $285 if you mention Santa Fe Creative Tourism When: July 19-21,...

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Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp – September 27-October 1, 2013

Santa Fe 5-Day HDR Field Photography Workshop & Digital Darkroom Boot-Camp 2013 September 27-October 1, 2013 Spend five days in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with Matt Suess and Christine Hauber photographing in and around Santa Fe as well as spending valuable classroom time learning how to process and enhance your photos using Photoshop & Elements, Camera Raw & Lightroom, and extremely powerful plugins from Nik Software such as Viveza 2 & HDR Efex Pro 2 during our 3rd Annual...

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Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013

Artist Talk: Narcissus Quagliata – Archetypes and Visions in Light and Glass / July 17, 2013 Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata pioneered the methods that have broken the boundaries of glass as an art medium. He has created large-scale projects on three continents, including Divinity in Light installed on a Michelangelo basilica in the artist’s native Rome. Quagliata will use this and other projects as a lens through which to discuss the significance of light as a relevant medium in the...

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Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 29-30, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 29-30, 2013

Monotype Printmaking: Mixed Media / Chine Colle’/ Collage & Private Classes / June 29-30, 2013 An extensive two day monotype printmaking workshop exploring the monotype and other processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have four finished art pieces of your own to take home! The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class...

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One Day Intuitive Painting Workshop / July 13, 2013

One Day Intuitive Painting Workshop / July 13, 2013

One Day Painting Experience in process painting/intuitive painting. Participants connect with a deepening joy and creative freedom. Attention is placed on a moment to moment flow, not technique or content. Thus this workshop is for novice or experienced painter. Materials are provided. Witness the magic of painting for process not product. Experience the power of brush and paint. Free the creative flow within. Learn the joy of painting for process. Release judgement and expectation. Experience...

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