Workshop Calendar

Join EVFAC for Churro Week

Join EVFAC for Churro Week

The Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center (EVFAC) offers a wide variety of fiber arts classes, workshops and other hands-on fiber experiences year round. EVFAC teaches New Mexico traditions like Rio Grande weaving, Colcha embroidery, natural dyeing, as well as many other weaving classes, knitting, felting, basketry, quilting, silk painting and more. Their mission is to preserve and promote the rich textile heritage of Northern New Mexico by providing learning and teaching experiences for all ages...

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Take a Northern New Mexico Fiber Arts Tour!

Take a Northern New Mexico Fiber Arts Tour!

The Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center (EVFAC) offers a wide variety of fiber arts classes, workshops and other hands-on fiber experiences year round. EVFAC teaches New Mexico traditions like Rio Grande weaving, Colcha embroidery, natural dyeing, as well as many other weaving classes, knitting, felting, basketry, quilting, silk painting and more. Their mission is to preserve and promote the rich textile heritage of Northern New Mexico by providing learning and teaching experiences for all ages...

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A Different Side of Americana: Photography Tours with Steven Bundy

A Different Side of Americana: Photography Tours with Steven Bundy

Landscape photographer Steven Bundy specializes in rural, rustic, and vintage Americana images. His work has been featured at the Old Pass Gallery in Raton, NM, and the Ordover Gallery at the San Diego Museum of Fine Art, among many others, and has received such accolades as “3rd Place Honor of Distinction” at the 2013 International Photography Masters Cup. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Steven Bundy Photo Tours, full and half-day tours in and around northern New...

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Custom Holiday Tours throughout Northern New Mexico with Seven Directions

Custom Holiday Tours throughout Northern New Mexico with Seven Directions

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is a proud partner of Seven Directions | Cultural and Sustainable Tours: Custom Holiday Tours throughout Northern New Mexico with Seven Directions This holiday season, Seven Directions | Cultural and Sustainable Tours offers the opportunity for a flexible, one-of-a-kind travel experience in beautiful Northern New Mexico. From December 24 – January 6, guests can plan their itineraries from a menu of activities and locales around the region, including world-class...

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Exploring Surface and Balance with Sam Hall / August 2-4, 2013

Exploring Surface and Balance with Sam Hall / August 2-4, 2013

Exploring Surface & Balance with Sam Hall /August 2-4, 2013 Yorkshire born, Cornwall based Sam Hall reveals a strong and innovative body of work with “Exploring Surface and Balance”. He creates pots without practical function and uses ceramic surface as canvas. Of course there’s nothing new about obscuring function for form in the world of ceramic art, yet  Hall seems to reach further, attacking his surfaces in a intuitive way. In many senses it defies definition, fluidly...

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Ghost Ranch Family Week / July, 1 2013

Ghost Ranch Family Week / July, 1 2013

Ghost Ranch Family Week / July, 1 2013 Family Week provides rich opportunities for families of all shapes and sizes to enjoy time together in study, creative arts, play and adventure. Activities include campfires, games, hikes, yoga, waterfront activities, an arts center for creativity, a musical concert, outdoor movie nights and Coffee House, the Ghost Ranch version of a talent show. To celebrate independence day there will be a parade and July 4th celebration with fireworks (weather...

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Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe / August 1-5, 2013

Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe / August 1-5, 2013

Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe, August 1-5, 2013 Explore the vibrant and arts-rich city of Santa Fe! Bullseye is excited to offer a limited number of spaces in Collected Images: Explore Santa Fe, our first creative vacation package. This unique five-day experience combines the many pleasures of this historic city – a popular destination renowned for its world-class museums, galleries, entertainment, and food – with the chance to expand your creative horizons. You’ll soak up the...

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Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11-13, 2013

Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11-13, 2013

Desert Waters: A Painting With Paper Workshop / July 11 – 13, 2013 There is a magical quality to water in the desert and we have several of these oases a short journey from Santa Fe.  The Chama and Pecos rivers, Abiquiu Lake, the Rio Grande, Bosque del Apache and Elephant Butte provide excellent opportunities for painters to capture the magic of water in the desert.  In this 3-day intensive workshop we’ll explore the expressive possibilities of abstract desert landscapes while...

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Charcoal & Wood Firing with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013

Charcoal & Wood Firing with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013

Charcoal & Wood Firing : Atmospheres to induce color with clay & slip with Logan Wannamaker / June 17-30, 2013 Charcoal & Wood Firing: Come join local wood fired potter Logan Wannamaker in this intensive Charcoal & Wood Firing workshop. We will be discussing and formulating, slips, glazes and clays conducive to the wood firing and charcoal firing process. Each participant will be able to bring 3 cubic feet to load in both kilns. We will be discussing firing methods to induce...

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Place as an Artist’s Palette with Andrea Joy Cermanski / June 9-14, 2013

Place as an Artist’s Palette with Andrea Joy Cermanski / June 9-14, 2013

Place as an Artist’s Palette with Andrea Joy Cermanski / June 9-14, 2013 This course is designed for fine or contemporary artists and will provide teachers the opportunity to engage in their own art making in order to provide fresh avenues for inspiration in making and teaching art. Participants will be immersed into historic Santa Fe, New Mexico and will create art inspired by this beautiful place. Students will plunge themselves into the natural, historic and cultural richness which...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / May 3, 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / May 3, 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / May 3, 2013 Would you like to share memories and celebrate new experiences through art and creativity? Join us and give the gift of art to yourself and to your friends and family. All levels of experience, from total beginner to professional artist, are welcome. We supply the materials, a jump start for first timers and added spark for those with experience. Acclaimed landscape painter and sought after...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / April 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / April 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest Would you like to share memories and celebrate new experiences through art and creativity? Join us and give the gift of art to you and your friends and family. All levels of experience, from total beginner to professional artist, are welcome. We supply the materials, a jump start for first timers and added spark for those with experience. Acclaimed landscape painter and sought after teacher, Jane Shoenfeld...

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Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / August 15-17, 2013

Back Roads of Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado / August 15-17, 2013

This 3 day Photo Tour takes us on “road less travelled” in northern New Mexico and just over the border in Colorado. We will visit long ago abandoned towns, still thriving small farming communities and views of the Rio Grande and the 14,000 foot peaks of the southern Rockies. Testimonial The four days I spent with Geraint made for the best photography workshop I’ve ever attended. He was generous with his time and even more giving with his knowledge. His patient, supportive...

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Tierra Sagrada Pottery Clay Classes Sampler Day / April 14, 2013

Tierra Sagrada Pottery Clay Classes Sampler Day / April 14, 2013

You are invited to visit the farm and studio of Lia Lynn Rosen and Tierra Sagrada Pottery, in La Cienega, NM, just off I- 25, south of Santa Fe. We will provide spring and summer class information, a tour of the area clay sources; visit the cows, horses, chickens, turkey and cat. See pots and make some including viewing an outdoor sawdust firing. RSVP @ 505-428-0668. Testimonial Lia enthusiastically came out to our base camp in the Zuni Mountains this summer to teach our trekkers about the...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 22,23,24 & 25 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 22,23,24 & 25 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 29, 30 & 31 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 29, 30 & 31 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks March 29, 30...

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Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013

Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013

Faux Etching, Surface Design on Metal / March 23, 2013 Oh how I love texture on metal! This workshop evolved from a happy accident, ever since I have been having a blast altering anything that I can get my hands on! In this workshop, you will learn an amazing technique for creating “etched” metal surfaces without having to deal with smelly and toxic chemicals & hours of agitation. After etching the metal in the morning, we will spend the rest of the day constructing a unique figurative...

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DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe / Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013

DIY Santa Fe – A Creative Way to Discover Santa Fe Special workshops, classes and lodging offers in March, 2013 www.diysantafe.org Santa Fe is helping everyone help find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe’s adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can’t help but...

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“Salty Pots”: Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / Starts September 30th, 2013

“Salty Pots”: Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / Starts September 30th, 2013

  “Salty Pots” : Salt Firing with Logan Wannamaker / September 30th-October 12th Bring greenware or bisque ware and take part in a salt firing with Logan Wannamaker. In the first part of this salt firing workshop we will be exploring forms on and off the wheel. We will discuss slips, clays and glazes conducive to salt. We will also be loading and firing the kiln while, discussing and learning about kiln construction and salts influence on the pots. Participants are welcome to...

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Immerse Yourself in Pastels: Two Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Immerse Yourself in Pastels: Two Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Immerse Yourself in Pastels: Two Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week course “Immerse Yourself in Pastels”  provides pastelists with in-depth studies of materials, techniques, color, composition, plein air and studio painting. Ghost Ranch in the springtime is ideal for this! Participants will be taught how to make their own pastels and painting surfaces. Discussions will be constructed to help students learn to evaluate their own work, to paint as they see, and how to...

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Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013

Pottery Throwing: Two-Week Intensive / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week pottery throwing intensive course, intended for the beginning potter and for taking the intermediate potter to the next level, will allow time and space for understanding the nature of clay and all parts of the creating process. This pottery throwing course emphasis includes: preparing the clay and forming it using a potter’s wheel, exploring cylinders and open forms, trimming, finishing, as well as altering and...

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Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013

Women & Silver Retreat: Creating, Learning & Sharing / March 11-24, 2013 This two-week “Women & Silver Retreat”  is designed to teach skills, but also to experience community and wisdom together. Days will be spent exploring ways to incorporate inlay, stone cutting, reticulation, mokume gane, gold leaf and other techniques into jewelry designs. Evenings will be spent processing the days and sharing life lessons and experiences with one another. Participants will have...

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Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013

Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013

Fantasy Birdhouses @ Ghost Ranch / March 18-24, 2013 Create a castle for your kestrel, a spa for your sparrow or a condo for your chickadee with Fantasy Birdhouses. Together we will build wonders worthy of the birds of spring that serenade Ghost Ranch with their song in this mixed-media class. Use hand/power tools, recycled wood, metal, glass (all furnished) plus family keepsakes from your home. Bring imagination and willingness to see old objects in new ways. When: March 18-24, 2013 Where:...

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13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / August 10-16, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / August 10-16, 2013

13th Annual Sax Stonecarving Workshop / June 22-28, 2013 This summer we will offer TWO 7-DAY intensive stonecarving workshops. Our workshops are open to all levels of experience – from beginner to professional. We welcome everyone – men, women, young, old. Participants of all levels enjoy one-on-one instruction in a supportive atmosphere and an unequalled opportunity to study with the best instructors in the field. Class tuition in the summer sessions includes one cubic foot of...

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Taos Outdoor Landscape Painting Workshop with Jakki Kouffman / May 12-16, 2013

Taos Outdoor Landscape Painting Workshop with Jakki Kouffman / May 12-16, 2013

  Outdoor Landscape Painting / May 12-16, 2013 Paint outdoors this spring in the majestic and scenic art colony of Taos, New Mexico with outdoor landscape painting. Gaze out on towering peaks and down into the cavernous Rio Grande Gorge for inspiration during five days of demonstrations and discussions about light effects, composition, color mixing and expressiveness. All media are welcome, including acrylic, pastel and oil. Jakki Kouffman has more than 25 years of experience teaching...

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Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander / February 23-24, 2013

Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander / February 23-24, 2013

Lace Weaving Round Robin with Leigh Alexander Española, NM: Complex and evocative- lace has held an important place in the textile world for centuries. Weaving students are invited to come with Leigh on a round robin journey through the modern world of lace weaving. In this intermediate class students will be able to try their hands at some different lace weaves on eight harness looms. They will also learn how to design their own lace patterns for future weaving. Examples of Huck and Bronson...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 1,2,3 & 4 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 1,2,3 & 4  / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 8,9,10 & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Couples Glass Paperweight Making with Aurora Borealis Glassworks / March 8,9,10 & 11 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Glass Paperweight Making In the Hot Shop with Aurora Borealis Glassworks –...

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Multiple Tabby Weaves with Melodie Usher / February 9-10, 2013

Multiple Tabby Weaves with Melodie Usher / February 9-10, 2013

This workshop explores the seldom used Multiple Tabby Weave structure that creates very complex looking weaves using only four to eight shafts. In this two day round robin workshop you will recreate Dr. Bateman’s samples and in short lectures learn how he manipulated tabby weave structure to create very intricate weaves. Each participant will arrive to class with a pre-warped loom from an assigned draft. Each draft will have several treadling sequences so you will leave this class with many...

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Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013

Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013

Chimayo-Style Tapestry with Lisa Trujillo / January 26-28, 2013 Chimayo-Style Tapestry begun in the early years of the twentieth century, the Chimayo style is basically two stripes and a center design. This class is an opportunity to absorb the basics of this local New Mexican weaving tradition from a master practitioner. Students will learn how to combine angles and forms to create this unique form of woven expression. Students need to warp a Rio Grande loom prior to the class (please call...

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Traditional Tin Smithing with Sharon Candelario / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Traditional Tin Smithing with Sharon Candelario / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. *Guests book their accommodations directly with the hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn of their choice. *Guests reserve all workshops directly with the artist of their interest. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop availability. www.diysantafe.com ——————————————————— Spend the day with a family of artists, at the beautiful and tranquil village of...

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NATURAL DYE EXTRAVAGANZA with Robin Reider / September 22 & 23, 2012

NATURAL DYE EXTRAVAGANZA with Robin Reider / September 22 & 23, 2012

Join Robin at her home in lovely Chimayo for a weekend of natural dyeing during the beautiful late summer season. Students will work together to dye wool using local plants including onion skins, marigolds, chamisa, and cota. Imported plant dyes such as indigo, madder root, cochineal, brasilwood, and logwood will complete the color range. Students will create a recipe file and learn to use alum mordant to fix the color and additives to change the colors. Students will leave with 4 to 5 pounds...

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TWEEKING YOUR COTTON SPINNING with Joan S. Ruane / September 30, 2012

TWEEKING YOUR COTTON SPINNING with Joan S. Ruane / September 30, 2012

This is going to be an exciting class for all levels! Beginners will learn the basic techniques of carding and spinning while the more experienced will be assisted by the instructor to improve. This class will cover the kinds of cottons available, discuss wheel and wheel care, and covering tips to achieve the easiest and quickest finished cotton yarn. Students must know how to use their wheels before taking this class and they will need to bring their own. When:  September 30, 2012 Where:...

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INTRODUCTION TO BAST FIBERS with Joan S. Ruane / September 29, 2012

INTRODUCTION TO BAST FIBERS with Joan S. Ruane / September 29, 2012

Come get to know bast fibers and learn the basic spinning techniques used with these stiffer fibers. You will learn about flax, ramie, hemp plus a few surprises and the specifics on spinning each fiber. Spinning from the fold, off your forefinger, will be taught as one method of spinning the long staple fibers. Spinners will need to know how to use a wheel and bring their own. When:  September 29, 2012 Where: Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Onate Espanola, NM 87532 Time:  9:00...

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PINEAPPLE BLOSSOM QUILT with Terry Meyer / September 22, 2012

PINEAPPLE BLOSSOM QUILT with Terry Meyer / September 22, 2012

Come make a scrap quilt with our resident and beloved head-quilter Terry Meyer! She’ll walk you through the process of piecing together this beautiful quilt and use her expertise to show you how to make it as easy as possible. Students are recommended to pre-cut some pieces for class- enough to put together a few blocks. This class will be for everyone from confidant beginner to the relaxed advanced. When:  September 22, 2012 Where: Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Onate...

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THE ART OF PAPERMAKING with Jacqueline Mallegni / September 15 & 16, 2012

THE ART OF PAPERMAKING with Jacqueline Mallegni / September 15 & 16, 2012

  Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent; visceral yet practical; magical. During this two day workshop participants will learn to make Japanese style paper, washi, from abaca, a traditional Asian fiber from the Manila hemp (Musa textiles) and kozo, the bark of the paper mulberry. We will form sheets with a western style mold and deckle, adding plant...

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TWO DAY INTENSIVE | Canyon Colors: The Pastel Landscape at Ghost Ranch with Jane Shoenfeld / October 12 & 13, 2012

TWO DAY INTENSIVE | Canyon Colors: The Pastel Landscape at Ghost Ranch with Jane Shoenfeld / October 12 & 13, 2012

Fall Session October 12 & 13, 2012 Join Jane on an excursion to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu. On Friday evening,from 5:30 to 8:30,  the class will meet in the studio in Santa Fe, where Jane will teach you how to create brilliant color with pastel techniques. On Saturday, the class will meet in Abiquiu. You will create expressive paintings of the canyons and mesa where O’Keeffe found inspiration. You must supply your own transportation and materials. JANE SHOENFELD,  ARTIST AND FINE ART...

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8 SHAFTS, ONE THREADING with Diane De Souza @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / Starts September 8, 2012

8 SHAFTS, ONE THREADING with Diane De Souza @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / Starts September 8, 2012

Have you always wanted to weave on a many shaft loom? Not sure how to get started? Then this class is the class for you. We will begin with an easy straight draw threading on 8 shafts (threaded 1-8) and explore the options with just that threading. At the end of class you will have a scarf which can be woven as a sampler or with the treadling you like the most. The class will be a mix of sampling, design, and weaving on 8 shaft looms. The design portion will discuss the different ways you can...

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Two Seasons / The Black Place by Walter Nelson

Two Seasons / The Black Place by Walter Nelson

“Two Seasons – The Black Place”, focuses on the area in which Georgia O’Keeffe spent some 20 years painting and drawing.  Today, O’Keeffe’s Black Place remains a remote and uninhabited landscape. It is a harsh place, bitterly cold in winter, baking hot in summer, and swept by ferocious winds. The title “Two Seasons – The Black Place” comes from the visual extremes of aridity and snow. There are only two visual seasons in the Black Place: Spring, Summer, Fall being one; Winter being the...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Newsletter / July & August 2012

Santa Fe Creative Tourism Newsletter / July & August 2012

Testimonial – New Mexico ArtSpa “I have to confess, I was completely flummoxed by the description “art spa”. I couldn’t get past my vision of “spa” as a place where you go for a massage or a soak or a sauna. But now my horizons have been broadened and I can conceive of  a spa as any place you go to have a rejuvenating experience-in this case via art.  Talk about “in the moment”! I found that everything went out of mind except what I was...

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Testimonial: Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe

Testimonial: Sax Stonecarving Workshop with Frank Haufe

 “This was an excellent workshop – one of the best I’ve attended on any subject.  A good mix of demonstration, hands-on, and open discussion.”  – Bill H. It was a life altering experience, a week’s meditation of sorts for me.”  – Barbara C.         Welcome to the Sax Stonecarving Workshops. This summer we will offer TWO intensive 7-DAY intensive courses. The workshops are open to participants of all levels of experience, from...

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Around the State / Testimonial: New Mexico Silk Art Escapes with Sandy Hopper

Around the State / Testimonial: New Mexico Silk Art Escapes with Sandy Hopper

“Sandy is a wonderful teacher as well as a gracious host. I admire her skills as an artisan and found that she was willing to share her knowledge with me easily and readily. It was beneficial for me to learn her less-toxic methods of silk painting and I was able to sample a variety of techniques in her two day workshop. She combines the gift of ‘welcoming’ along with her silk painting skills to create a blend of education and enjoyment while visiting her scenic studio on Elephant Butte...

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Outdoor Landscape Painting Workshop in Taos, New Mexico taught by Jakki Kouffman / Starts September 24, 2012

Outdoor Landscape Painting Workshop in Taos, New Mexico taught by Jakki Kouffman / Starts September 24, 2012

Paint the landscape outside from September 24th – 28th, 2012 in Taos, New Mexico with award-winning painter and popular Santa Fe teacher Jakki Kouffman. Enjoy painting in high mountain meadows and along deep river gorges when the aspens and the cottonwoods are approaching full color. Taos is a historic art town that has inspired artists for generations. You will be moved by the diversity of painting spots each day, while increasing your painting skills, followed each evening with a well-earned...

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Intro to Inkle Weaving with Annie MacHale / August 4th, 2012

Intro to Inkle Weaving with Annie MacHale / August 4th, 2012

Inkle weaving is a type of warp-faced weaving that was brought to the US in the 1930’s and even mentioned in Shakespeare’s play, Love’s Labour’s Lost. This class will introduce students to the wondrous possibilities of weaving warp-faced bands on this simple loom. Learn basic setup, pattern planning and weaving with even selvedges. Many examples will be presented and several types of pick up patterns will be discussed and demonstrated. Students will need to bring or purchase an inkle loom,...

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Big Brushes, Big Paper: A Wild Ride with Watercolor at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Big Brushes, Big Paper: A Wild Ride with Watercolor at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Are you blocked by the ditsies-those always-the-same watercolors? Come explore color with BIG brushes, big paper and rich gooey pigment. A good dose of color theory, design tools, value patterns and wet in wet will shatter those ditsies! When:August 6-12, 2012Where: Ghost Ranch, 65 miles north of Santa Fe on Hwy 84 Time: all day for a week Cost: $350 plus lodging & meals Phone: 505-685-4333 Website/Blog Address: www.ghostranch.org [issuu width=420 height=382 backgroundColor=%23222222...

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Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

Building an Affordable & Efficient Wood-Fired Kiln at Ghost Ranch / Starts August 6, 2012

This one-time course offers participants the opportunity to build and fire a small, efficient, down-draft wood-fired kiln. After a short demo we make enough test pieces to fill the kiln. Each of us rotates building stoneware pieces for firing and building the kiln. Toward the end of the week we do a wood firing. When: August 6-12, 2012 Where: Ghost Ranch, 65 miles north of Santa Fe on Hwy 84 Time: Every day for a week Cost: $350 plus lodging & meals Phone: 505-685-4333 Website/Blog...

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Mushroom Identification / July 22 & August 5, 2012

Mushroom Identification / July 22 & August 5, 2012

After a briefing on mushroom identification, you’ll tramp the fields and forests in search of mushrooms in their habitat. Learn how to gather them properly, how to make a spore print, and how to prepare and preserve edible mushrooms. Serious consideration is given to identifying edible vs. poisonous mushrooms. Art Judd, who is at home in nature, has been studying mushrooms for more than 40 years. Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 22, 1 day. Course #HG398 01/CRN 10672 Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,...

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Remembering Miss O’Keeffe / Stories from Abiquiu with Margaret Wood / 2012 Abiquiu Lecture Series @ The Abiquiu Inn / September 6th, 2012

Remembering Miss O’Keeffe / Stories from Abiquiu with Margaret Wood / 2012 Abiquiu Lecture Series @ The Abiquiu Inn / September 6th, 2012

October 4th “Painting with reference to William Blake” Painting from Myth of the Physic – By Alexandra Eldridge Lecture w/ – image presentation Reservations: Please call the Abiquiu Inn to make reservations for each lecture, for the seating capacity is limited. Phone: 505-685.4378 Website : http://www.abiquiuinn.com Website : http://abiquiuworkshops.com [si-contact-form...

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Day & Road Trips

Day & Road Trips

A collection of ongoing or by request day & road trips. Immerse yourself in Santa Fe’s unique art, culture, history, and heritage. Artists are willing to accommodate to your schedule! See our calendar for scheduled workshops and events. Book directly with your artist...

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