Workshop Calendar

Five Questions with Shirley Crow

Five Questions with Shirley Crow

Abstract oil painter Shirley Crow creates “dreamy, amorphous depictions of swelling, abstract energies” (THE Magazine). Her work has been featured at the Zane Bennett Contemporary Art Gallery, the Buddy Holly Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among many others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Crow’s ongoing Santa Fe Creativity Workshops. For more information, please visit shirleycrow.com or santafecreativetourism.org.       Five...

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Music Made Visible: Sandra Duran Wilson on “On the Bright Side of the Moon”

Music Made Visible: Sandra Duran Wilson on “On the Bright Side of the Moon”

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops. For more information, please visit sandraduranwilson.com or...

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Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part Two

Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part Two

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops:  Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part One

Where Art & Science Join: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson–Part One

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops:  Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.: Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part Two

Local Artist Attracts, Inspires Students from across U.S.: Sandra Duran Wilson’s Mixed Media Workshops — Part Two

Abstract collage artist Sandra Duran Wilson creates dramatic, textural paintings inspired by her interest in music, science, and the wide variety of art materials she uses. She is currently represented by Pippin Contemporary  and Fyre Gallery, among others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Duran Wilson’s workshops: Fun with Venetian Plaster and Playing with Plexi, as well as her ongoing mixed media workshops, all part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please...

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Farewell, Sashie: Sasha Linda Wasko on Fleeting Spirit

Farewell, Sashie: Sasha Linda Wasko on Fleeting Spirit

Sasha Linda Wasko is an internationally known artist and art educator whose work has been exhibited and honored on five continents. A virtuoso artist, Ms. Wasko has established herself in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, film, and painting. Her 25 years of experience as an art instructor include tenures with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe International Academy of Art. You can view her work and extensive bio at artgraze.com, sashawaskoart.com,...

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Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

Sasha Linda Wasko is an internationally known artist and art educator whose work has been exhibited and honored on five continents. A virtuoso artist, Ms. Wasko has established herself in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, film, and painting. Her 25 years of experience as an art instructor include tenures with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe International Academy of Art. You can view her work and extensive bio at artgraze.com, sashawaskoart.com,...

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Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

Abstract artist Andrea Cermanski works in acrylic, encaustic, and mixed media. She is currently represented by the William and Joseph Gallery, Art Gallery H, and Pez Gordo Gallery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Cermanski’s workshops, a featured part of DIY Santa Fe 2014: Painting with Texture, Abstract Painting, The Art of Color, and Exploring Encaustics. For more information, please visit santafemodernpainter.com or santafecreativetourism.org. Five Questions with...

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Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

Sasha Linda Wasko is an internationally known artist and art educator whose work has been exhibited and honored on five continents. A virtuoso artist, Ms. Wasko has established herself in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, film, and painting. Her 25 years of experience as an art instructor include tenures with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Santa Fe International Academy of Art. You can view her work and extensive bio at artgraze.com, sashawaskoart.com,...

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“Alchemy”: A Work-in-Progress with Julianna Poldi

“Alchemy”: A Work-in-Progress with Julianna Poldi

Award-winning abstract artist Julianna Poldi works primarily in acrylics, creating richly textured abstracts that evoke a sense of communion with nature. She has been represented by galleries across the U.S. and Canada, including her most recent exhibition at Gallery Catalyst in Toronto. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Poldi’s workshops (also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014): Transformative Art, Introduction to Abstract Painting, Directed Painting, Small Paintings on Paper,...

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Five Questions with Julianna Poldi

Five Questions with Julianna Poldi

Award-winning abstract artist Julianna Poldi works primarily in acrylics, creating richly textured abstracts that evoke a sense of communion with nature. She has been represented by galleries across the U.S. and Canada, including her most recent exhibition at Gallery Catalyst in Toronto. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Poldi’s workshops (also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014): Transformative Art, Introduction to Abstract Painting, Directed Painting, Small Paintings on Paper,...

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The Existential Artist: Abstract Painting & Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow

The Existential Artist: Abstract Painting & Creativity Workshops with Shirley Crow

Abstract oil painter Shirley Crow creates “dreamy, amorphous depictions of swelling, abstract energies” (THE Magazine). Her work has been featured at the Zane Bennett Contemporary Art Gallery, the Buddy Holly Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among many others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Crow’s ongoing Santa Fe Creativity Workshops, which are also a part of DIY Santa Fe. For more information, please visit...

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Woven Oneness: Julianna Poldi on “Raven”

Woven Oneness: Julianna Poldi on “Raven”

Award-winning abstract artist Julianna Poldi works primarily in acrylics, creating richly textured abstracts that evoke a sense of communion with nature. She has been represented by galleries across the U.S. and Canada, including her most recent exhibition at Gallery Catalyst in Toronto. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Poldi’s workshops (also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014): Transformative Art, Introduction to Abstract Painting, Directed Painting, Small Paintings on Paper,...

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops: from Traditional to Cutting Edge, and Everything in Between


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Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops: from Traditional to Cutting Edge, and Everything in Between

A Society’s Progress: Santa Fe Artists Lead, and We Follow by Luke Fannin Lately, I’ve been rewatching The West Wing (this comes on the heels of bingeing on House of Cards, because obviously there’s just not enough real-life political drama to satisfy me these days). In a recent episode, Toby Ziegler, my favorite perpetually sad and morally-outraged character, said something that got me thinking. Arguing with a member of the House Appropriations Committee over the necessity and efficacy of the...

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Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

Abstract artist Andrea Cermanski works in acrylic, encaustic, and mixed media. She is currently represented by the William and Joseph Gallery, Art Gallery H, and Pez Gordo Gallery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Cermanski’s ongoing workshops: Painting with Texture, Abstract Painting, The Art of Color, and Exploring Encaustics. For more information, please visit  santafemodernpainter.com  or santafecreativetourism.org.   Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea...

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Rock Coming Alive: A Work-in-Progress with Shirley Crow

Rock Coming Alive: A Work-in-Progress with Shirley Crow

Abstract oil painter Shirley Crow creates “dreamy, amorphous depictions of swelling, abstract energies” (THE Magazine). Her work has been featured at the Zane Bennett Contemporary Art Gallery, the Buddy Holly Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among many others. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Crow’s ongoing Santa Fe Creativity Workshops. For more information, please visit shirleycrow.com or santafecreativetourism.org. Rock Coming Alive: A...

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Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013

Intensive: Encaustic for Photographers with Jill Skupin Burkholder / April 26-28, 2013 A world of creative possibilities exists within the alternative photographic processes and mixed media realm. One of the most unique processes is the encaustic technique—using hot beeswax and pigments to enhance images. Working with pigmented wax is an ancient method of adding color to an object or art piece, and painters have long been enticed by the addition of translucent wax to their work. Photographers...

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Acrylic Innovation: Inventing New Painting Techniques & Styles with Nancy Reyner / April 19-27, 2013

Acrylic Innovation: Inventing New Painting Techniques & Styles with Nancy Reyner / April 19-27, 2013

Acrylic Innovation: Inventing New Painting Techniques & Styles with Nancy Reyner / April 19-27,2013 Workshop with all materials provided, housing + breakfasts, admission to museums/art centers, transportation to and from Santa Fe, first night group dinner at the “Santa Fe Cowgirl’s Hall of Fame” Restaurant). Move beyond your current comfort zone. Explore unusual painting techniques, generate ideas, and discover new ways to enhance your painting’s viewing power. This...

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Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013

Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013

Mixed Media with Sandra Wilson: Acrylic Textures, Transfers and Layers / April 19-27, 2013  In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to use acrylic gels and pastes to extend and alter your paints and create both applied and implied textures. You will learn how to use acrylic mediums to create depth in your paintings and how to embed and collage papers which you have created. You will learn to integrate transfers into your mixed media work and finish up with seamless clear layers. Sandra will...

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Mini Paintings on Paper with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Mini Paintings on Paper with Julianna Poldi / 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 ——————————————————— Easy and fun! Learn the steps of painting abstract with acrylics on canvas linen...

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 23, 2013 (1day) / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 23, 2013 (1day) / 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 ——————————————————— Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 23, 2013 (1day) Since there are...

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 21, 2013 (1day) / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 21, 2013 (1day) / 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 ——————————————————— Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 21, 2013 (1day) Since there are...

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 (1day) / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 (1day) / 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 ——————————————————— Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 (1day) Since there are...

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 22, 2013 (1day) / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 22, 2013 (1day) / 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 ——————————————————— Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / March 22, 2013 (1day) Since there are...

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Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 21-22, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 21-22, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson March 21-22, 2013 /...

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Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire on Upper Canyon Road / March 23, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire on Upper Canyon Road / March 23, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— People often say: “But I don’t know how to paint.” You don’t have to know how....

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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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Canceled: Dawn To Dusk Abstract Seascapes: Painting with Paper March 22-24, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Canceled: Dawn To Dusk Abstract Seascapes: Painting with Paper March 22-24, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Dawn To Dusk Abstract Seascapes: Painting with Paper March 22-24, 2013 (3 days)...

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Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013

Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013

Painting with Pure Pigment and Venetian Plaster / April 23, 2013 Painting with pure pigment and venetian plaster renders a quality of old Frescos with a lustrous finish. You will learn how blend pure pigment, add texture and collage found objects to create a truly magical piece of art. All levels are welcome and individual attention is possible in this small group setting. All supplies are included in the price so you just show up for your art. The class is held at Last Gallery on the Right on...

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Old Canvases Re-Invented / February 22-24, 2013

Old Canvases Re-Invented / February 22-24, 2013

We all have them: piles of paintings on canvas collecting dust drawerful of drawings we vaguely keep for a rainy day and watercolor studies we’ve long forgotten. We can’t throw them away but don’t know what to do with them. Take three days to discover just how inspiring this stockpile can be.  Bring acrylic, watercolor and gouache paintings as well as charcoal, pencil and pastels that you are ready to re-imagine by tearing, re-painting, layering, combining and more. Artists...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / February 22, 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / February 22, 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest / February 22, 2013 Sketching & Painting Santa Fe is designed to make it easy for you to have an art experience. Studio classes are held in winter. The focus is on landscape of the Southwest. All materials are supplied, including packaging your finished artwork to travel home with you. All levels of experience are welcome. 3 HOUR SMALL GROUP CLASSES Jane Shoenfeld, BFA, MA, LPAT, grew up in Maryland...

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Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013

Abstract Painting with Andrea Cermanski / January 21, 2013 I teach a variety of painting courses in my large, sunny studio in Santa Fe county. For abstract painting 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. Since there are no pre-determined rules, abstract art offers limitless opportunities for...

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Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Inspiring Resists with Mickey Bond / March 8-10, 2013 Harness the power of...

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5-Day Expressive Painting with Cathy Carey / March 18-22, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

5-Day Expressive Painting with Cathy Carey / March 18-22, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Do you love the color, feeling and fluid movement in Matisse and Van Gogh...

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Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Intro to Abstract Acrylic Painting with Julianna Poldi / 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 ——————————————————— An introduction to new ways of working with acrylics. Students will learn to use...

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DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey features exclusive savings on lodgings during the entire month of March. Please contact artist(s) prior to booking your room reservation to ensure workshop...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 17, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 17, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March, 19, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March, 19, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 20, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 18, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Painting with Texture with Andrea Cermanski / March 18, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Texture adds contrast, beauty and interest to art works. In this workshop...

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Transformative Art with Julianna Poldi / Available Daily / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Transformative Art with Julianna Poldi / 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 ——————————————————— Santa Fe has been known as the “healing place” for centuries. Art is also known...

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Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 18-19, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Amazing Art with Venetian Plaster with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 18-19, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— Venetian Plaster is my favorite medium to work in because it renders such rich...

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Touchable Textures and Transfers with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 14-15, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Touchable Textures and Transfers with Sandra Duran Wilson / March 14-15, 2013 / 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 ——————————————————— In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to use acrylic gels and pastes to...

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Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

Intro to Encaustic and More with Ellen Koment / November 9-11, 2012

This Three day workshop will be an introduction, if you haven’t done encaustic before, or you need a refresher on basic techniques, For more advanced encaustic painters, it will be an opportunity to enhance your work with a variety of new techniques, including working up to 16″ X 16″. Individual instruction and criticism will help you move your encaustic painting to a new level. The workshop will cover all the basics, including information about how to make paint, about the...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Shakti Kroopkin / November 10, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Shakti Kroopkin / November 10, 2012

Discovering Abstraction: painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and more! Through exploration and experimentation of various techniques and art materials, artists develop their unique creative expression.  Elements and principles of design and art history will be integrated into choice-based stations and collaborative art making. About Shakti: Hans Hofmann once said, “When I paint, I improvise…I deny theory and method and rely only on empathy and feeling…In teaching, it is just the opposite, I...

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Introduction to Abstract Painting / Starts November 1, 2012

Introduction to Abstract Painting / Starts November 1, 2012

This oil painting course is an opportunity to experiment with what you already know and to better understand abstraction. All the exercises help you reach your goals in painting as well as abstraction, which is not very different from painting representative work. The second half of the course will focus on finding your voice through abstraction. Painting experience is recommended but not mandatory. John St. Peter has a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting and enjoys encouraging artists...

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1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

1-6th Grade Studio Arts: Saturday Painting Studio Workshop with Barbara Mayfield / Starts October 13, 2012

About Barbara, Studio Arts Instructor, Children’s Programs. Barbara Mayfield was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She came to New Mexico in 1991. She is a visual artist, author of the award-winning children’s novel The Magical Mrs. Iptweet and Me, Screen Actors Guild actor and puppeteer. Her paintings and monotypes have won numerous awards and are in...

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Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Painting the Light; Plein Air on Site Drawing & Painting with Janet Shaw Amtmann / October 1-5, 2012

Students will have the opportunity to paint landscapes on site in the beautiful Santa Fe mountains, the Historic Pecos Monument and villages in the area.  The fall color should be reaching it peak at that time.  Class will begin with instruction in composition and include a demonstration by the instructor on site.  Students may paint in oils, pastels or acrylics.  The on site experience teaches students to capture the light and shadow in the composition quickly as we will be in natures’...

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Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing / Beginners to Advanced with Laura Tarnoff / September 17-21, 2012

Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing / Beginners to Advanced with Laura Tarnoff / September 17-21, 2012

Drawing and painting are the foundation skills of making art. This workshop will provide a range of experiences in the basic mediums of charcoal, pencil, chalk pastels, oil pastels and acrylic paint, for for students of all levels. Learn a variety of approaches to drawing and painting as a way to practice and expand your skills. Work primarily from demonstrations, observation and exercises to learn techniques such as shading, value, light, contour and cross-hatching, as well as the basics of...

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Students at work: Mixed Media Collage Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Students at work: 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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