Workshop Calendar

An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013

An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013

An Articulation of Light: The Tapestries of Elizabeth Buckley / May 31, 2013 As part of EVFAC’s Free Friday Talk series, Elizabeth Buckley will talk about how she moves from idea to woven form in a slide lecture on her process as a tapestry artist and the evolution of her work over the past 25 years. She will include the pivotal time she spent weaving in the atelier of Gisèle Glaudin-Brivet in Aubusson, France. Elizabeth Buckley is a well-known weaver with over 30 years experience...

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Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12-16, 2013

Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12-16, 2013

Gathering of Creative Women with Joyce Tenneson / May 12 – May 16, 2013 We are living in an exciting time, when women are proud of their accomplishments and eager to use their powers for positive change in the world. In this four-day retreat, Joyce offers women from all creative backgrounds the opportunity to gather for spiritual renewal, to connect with their physical well-being, and to celebrate their lives as artists. Joyce creates an atmosphere where you can be inspired not only as a...

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© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013

© Cig Harvey The Personal Photographic Image with Cig Harvey / April 3-6, 2013 The Personal Photographic Image: The powerful medium of photography allows us to manifest our personal stories. Stories told through photographs can come from a place of joy or pain, and they may be truthful or fictitious; the only essential factor is that they be intensely felt by their maker. The challenge is to avoid the universal and clichéd and, by seeking out the specific and the personal, to discover the...

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Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013

Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013

Art Quilt Santa Fe / April 28 – May 1, 2013 ART QUILT SANTA FE is a quilt workshop, a fiber art workshop and a quilt retreat dedicated to supplying a unique Santa Fe experience. We provide workshops that include quilting techniques, fiber art techniques, understanding color and design, working on and creating quilts under the mentoring and direction of experienced nationally known teachers and quilters. When: April 28 – May 1, 2013 Where: The Lodge Santa Fe / 750 North St Francis...

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An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013

An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013

An Inner Relationship to the Container: Talk with Ferne Jacobs / April 12, 2013 As part of EVFAC’s Free Friday Talk series, here is an opportunity to meet one of our country’s most renowned artists working in twining, basketry, and related fiber techniques. Ferne will present three sets of images during this free talk. The first set shows the idea of the container from many different cultures and time periods, imagining its different aspects and ways to approach it. The second group...

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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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Introduction to Fusing and Slumping @ Bullseye Resource Center / Starts October 23, 2012

Introduction to Fusing and Slumping @ Bullseye Resource Center / Starts October 23, 2012

This class is a rich introduction to kilncasting glass with hand-built refractory molds. As a student, you will complete four projects. These will include a bas relief casting and three castings made with different forms of glass (frit, powder, and billet) to illustrate the unique qualities of each form. You will learn fundamental cold working skills as well as firing procedures and investment mold recipes. No prerequisites. When: October 23–24 & 26, 2012 Where: Bullseye Resource Center,...

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LANDSCAPE DREAMS, A NEW MEXICO PORTRAIT A New Book of Photographs & Photo Contest by Award-winning Photographer Craig Varjabedian

LANDSCAPE DREAMS, A NEW MEXICO PORTRAIT A New Book of Photographs & Photo Contest by Award-winning Photographer Craig Varjabedian

Coming Fall 2012 from the University of New Mexico Press. Landscape Dreams, A New Mexico Portrait  presents a selection of Craig Varjabedian’s photographs, made over the nearly three decades that he has lived and worked in New Mexico, range over all the image-making forms—landscape, portrait, and still life—to offer a remarkably complete, varied, and original portrait of what many call the “Land of Enchantment.” White sand desert, cloud-capped peaks, ancient adobe ruins, groves of autumn...

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KAKISHIBU-TRADITIONAL PERSIMMON DYE OF JAPAN with Chris Conrad @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / September 1 & 2, 2012

KAKISHIBU-TRADITIONAL PERSIMMON DYE OF JAPAN with Chris Conrad @ Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / September 1 & 2, 2012

Kakishibu is a traditional natural dye from Japan made from the fermented juice of unripe persimmons. This type of dyeing requires no mordants, chemicals, boiling water or fussy measurements. Kakishibu is the most user-friendly of dyes! We’ll explore kakishibu’s unique properties using textiles and techniques such as sun-patterning, shibori and maybe even a little katazome (paste resist). We’ll play around some with yarn as well. When: Sept.1, 2012 & Sept. 2, 2012 Where:...

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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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Talk: A VISUAL RETROSPECTIVE OF NEW MEXICO TAPESTRY WEAVERS with Robin Reider / August 24, 2012

Talk: A VISUAL RETROSPECTIVE OF NEW MEXICO TAPESTRY WEAVERS with Robin Reider / August 24, 2012

This talk features tapestries of Robin Reider and other leading tapestry artists from New Mexico during the past 30 years. Come see the wide variety of possibilities of tapestries that can be woven using geometric and asymmetrical shapes, moving from Rio Grande designs to unique interpretations of shapes into abstract and realistic pictorial tapestries. Travel through a plethora of color gradations and blends juxtaposed in subtle or brilliant shading techniques. These colors are obtained...

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“Of Bodies Of Water“ Workshop with Rulan Tangen @ The Santa Fe Art Institute / September 8 & 9, 2012

“Of Bodies Of Water“ Workshop with Rulan Tangen @ The Santa Fe Art Institute / September 8 & 9, 2012

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to present Rulan Tangen’s workshop “Of Bodies Of Water.” The element of water – inside our bodies and of the plant – is the essence of life and one of the crucial issues of our time, and our place. A multi-disciplinary creative process with intent of awareness and healing will center in movement and include tributaries of spoken word, sound, sketching, writing and other aspects of ‘making.’ Community members will gather to explore...

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Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

Landscape Dreams Photo Contest

We invite you to celebrate with your photographs, the launch of award-winning photographer Craig Varjabedian’s new book Landscape Dreams, A New Mexico Portrait. The book is being published in October 2012 by the University of New Mexico Press. Over $8000. in prizes! Winners of the Landscape Dreams Photo Contest will have an opportunity to win: Weekend photography workshop in Santa Fe with the Eloquent Light Photography Workshops. 4 nights lodging during workshop courtesy of Two Casitas...

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“Feminism in the New Media Landscape” with author Courtney E. Martin / August 13, 2012

“Feminism in the New Media Landscape” with author Courtney E. Martin / August 13, 2012

In this workshop, feminist blogger and author Courtney E. Martin will explore with participants the new frontiers of feminist thought and action online. By exploring the feminist blogosphere and exciting efforts to harness its political potential, she will allow people with a wide range of online comfort and experience to enter into the conversation. Blogging has become the 21st century version of consciousness-raising, but beyond that, online organizing has become the new vehicle by which all...

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Testimonial: Take Your Painting to the Next Level with Cathy Carey

Testimonial: Take Your Painting to the Next Level with Cathy Carey

“The class covered more than the topics I expected. Having studied art so very long ago in college, I really enjoyed the overview of basic color theory.” Sue – Loveland, CO  ”I like the opportunity to work in a group setting with someone to encourage, critique and give me help when I need it. I get energized when I am in a supporting class setting.” – Crystal – San Diego, CA   “I REALLY enjoyed your workshop. It was exactly what I needed at this...

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Weekend Flash Photo Workshop – Demystifying Wireless TTL Flash / September 14, 2012

Weekend Flash Photo Workshop – Demystifying Wireless TTL Flash / September 14, 2012

With today’s highly capable Nikon and Canon speedlites (synonymous with strobe and flash), high impact and studio quality lighting is possible even in remote locations for shooters on the go. This workshop will show you how to get the most out of your wireless TTL speedlite system. This flash workshop is for intermediate and advanced photographers who want to improve their lighting skills and get the most out of their speedlite system. For the landscape, adventure or travel photographer on the...

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Conversations in Capoeira (one week intensive) / Start July 29th, 2012

Conversations in Capoeira (one week intensive) / Start July 29th, 2012

If you have been curious about the Brazilian martial art game capoeira and are physically fit, this is your chance to try it out. Immerse yourself in one week of intensive learning and playing together. Capoeira Regional in the mornings, Angola in the evenings. In between playing music, discussions, movies, celebration. Beginners welcome. We are excited to bring Joe Seitz (Instructor Marola) from Northampton MA. Play the fast “Regional” style with him every morning in the park....

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Weekend Workshop: Woven Copper Sculpture with Rita Ross / Starts July 28th, 2012

Weekend Workshop: Woven Copper Sculpture with Rita Ross / Starts July 28th, 2012

Metal Shop: Woven Copper Sculpture with Rita Ross July 28-29 • Sat & Sun • 2012 $285 includes all materials This is a beginner’s workshop. You will be taught how use recycled copper cable wire and through simple weaving techniques make your own unique metal cloth by weaving and brazing the copper wire together. We will then sculpt an abstract piece while learning ways to connect and shape the metal. I stress an abstract piece, as this is the simplest way to give you the experience in two...

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Monotype Printmaking Workshops & Private Classes with Sasha Linda Wasko / July 28, 2012

Monotype Printmaking Workshops & Private Classes with Sasha Linda Wasko / July 28, 2012

An extensive two day workshop exploring the monotype process designed for the novice & experienced. The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student...

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Salsa Dance Classes with Mambo Fe / Summer 2012

Salsa Dance Classes with Mambo Fe / Summer 2012

Founding Artistic Director & Instructor Tony’s style is seamless and smooth and his partners will attest, dancing with Tony is like riding a wave. He has been dancing professionally and performing at age 13 in a Salsa Dancing Group, appearing on television and touring in his native Mexico. Tony went on to train and perform at different venue’s with several Flamenco Maestros in New Mexico. He has been a member of Moving People Dance Theatre since 2001, based in Santa Fe, NM. Where:...

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This Enchanted Land / Photography Weekend Workshop / Starts July 26th, 2012

This Enchanted Land / Photography Weekend Workshop / Starts July 26th, 2012

Discover the uniqueness of New Mexico — the high desert land and light, the different cultures, mountains and missions. For this weekend you can explore the Land of Enchantment, a place of wonderful and beautiful diversity of culture, architecture and landscape.The land and light of New Mexico, which have drawn poets, artists, painters, and photographers for more than a century, will be our focus for the week. You will walk the enchanted land with photographer Craig Varjabedian, photographing...

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“The Body Reconfigured In Time” with Siegfried Halus / 2012 Abiquiu Lecture Series @ The Abiquiu Inn / August 2nd, 2012

“The Body Reconfigured In Time” with Siegfried Halus / 2012 Abiquiu Lecture Series @ The Abiquiu Inn / August 2nd, 2012

September 6th “Remembering Miss O’Keeffe – Stories from Abiquiu” Book Signing – By Margaret Wood Lecture w/ – image presentation 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 :...

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Professional Acting for Film Workshop @ Warehouse 21 / Starts September 1, 2012

Professional Acting for Film Workshop @ Warehouse 21 / Starts September 1, 2012

Casting Director/Producer Sheryl Roberts who has been involved in the casting department of many films and television shows (see IMDB credits) in Los Angeles is now teaching a class for those who are looking for a professional career in film and television. Sheryl is also the Executive Producer for several TV shows including Pink Rhino Dirty Laundry which airs on the CW network. New episodes air in August (you can see all 4 of the shows on the website www.pinkrhinodirtylaundry.com) These...

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Hula Hoop and Poi workshop @ Warehouse 21! / July 25, 2012

Hula Hoop and Poi workshop @ Warehouse 21! / July 25, 2012

Learn to use the Hula Hoop like a pro every Wednesday at Warehouse 21! Hoop dance is a new take the 1950′s Hula Hoop. It originated in dance clubs in the U.S.A. and is now a craze! Hoop dance is used for fun, exercise, and empowering women! Dance to music and hoop with Angee Keen. She makes hoops that glow. All ages enjoy this class. When: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Where: 1614 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 Time: 5:30-6:30pm Cost: $10 / Visitors can pay what you can when you...

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Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts September 17, 2012

Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts September 17, 2012

Join Felix for a three day exploration of materials, techniques, and painting from observation. This small group will enable you to get all the individual attention you need to take your painting to the next level. Suitable for beginners as well as more advanced artists. When: September 17-19, 2012 Time: 10 am – 3 pm. Where: 2200 W. Alameda #7 Santa Fe NM. 87507 Cost: $150 Phone: (505) 490-8110 Website/Blog Address: www.felixvoltsingerworkshops.com Introduction to Figure Drawing with...

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Lightroom4 Training Series / Starts August 8, 2012

Lightroom4 Training Series / Starts August 8, 2012

This series of face-to-face training modules will provide a strong knowledge base in the fundamentals of Adobe Lightroom4. There will be four, 2.5-hour sessions that can be taken individually or as a series. Class size is limited to 6 students to ensure everyone receives the most from the sessions. SESSION I)       Getting Started with the Fundamentals [Aug 8] -       THE LR OVERVIEW -       IMPORTING -       EXPORTING SESSION II) Making LR Work For You [Aug 15] -       THE LIBRARY MODULE...

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Santa Fe WINS Best of the Road Best Food Town Competition / Months long competition ends with Santa Fe taking first place for food

Santa Fe WINS Best of the Road Best Food Town Competition / Months long competition ends with Santa Fe taking first place for food

Santa Fe is the small city with the Best Food in the country–according to the Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road Rally.  Santa Fe tantalized visiting Best of the Road judges Mike Shubic and Brian Cox with a belly-full of Santa Fe’s remarkable foods, memorable sights, and Southwestern charm. “We barely had time to scratch the surface of the city’s amazing food scene,” said Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau Marketing Director Cynthia Delgado. “There was only time for a small sample...

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Raku Rukus III with Dean Howell & Thor Sigstedt / Starts August 4, 2012

Raku Rukus III with Dean Howell & Thor Sigstedt / Starts August 4, 2012

Dean Howell, celebrated fine local artist/sculptor and Thor Sigstedt, local artist/sculptor/builder/craftsman…..are joining again for the third time to have a raku workshop that celebrates the wonderful experience of working in raku style, which is known for being able to allow even beginners to experience the joy of creating and firing something they have made in this unique and simple, hands on style of ceramic work. The pieces are created in Dean’s studio to begin with and then...

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Testimonial: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

Testimonial: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Stoneware with Green River Pottery

“Working with Theo at Green River Pottery was a pleasure!  I was in Santa Fe for a day and was able to spend a couple hours working at the studio under his watchful eye.  With his background as an educator, he was able to offer useful help and critique as well as get in there with his hands when I needed it.  I was unable to stay to finish, glaze and fire the sake pot and cup we made, so his offer to complete this work and ship the set to me in Dallas was both kind and thoughtful , and...

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Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts July 27, 2012

Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts July 27, 2012

Join Felix for a three day exploration of materials, techniques, and painting from observation. This small group will enable you to get all the individual attention you need to take your painting to the next level. Suitable for beginners as well as more advanced artists. When: July 27-29, 2012 Time: 10 am – 3 pm. Where: 2200 W. Alameda #7 Santa Fe NM. 87507 Cost: $150 Phone: (505) 490-8110 Website/Blog Address: www.felixvoltsingerworkshops.com Introduction to Figure Drawing with Felix...

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Beading Fun!, Observation Station, New Mexico Fairy Casas, and Storybook Nook @ The Santa Fe Childrens Museum / July 2012

Beading Fun!, Observation Station, New Mexico Fairy Casas, and Storybook Nook @ The Santa Fe Childrens Museum / July 2012

Beading Fun! Come learn about all kinds of beading from simple stringing to beadweaving on a loom. Materials supplied. Best suited for school age children. Adults are welcome to join in the fun! Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm When: Every Tuesday in July 2012 Observation Station Magnify your world as we learn how to use microscopes of different powers, observe natural objects, gain knowledge and have fun. Time: 10:30 – 12 noon When: Every Tuesday in July 2012 New Mexico Fairy Casas Kids learn...

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Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts August 27, 2012

Oil painting workshops with Felix Voltsinger / Starts August 27, 2012

Join Felix for a three day exploration of materials, techniques, and painting from observation. This small group will enable you to get all the individual attention you need to take your painting to the next level. Suitable for beginners as well as more advanced artists. When: August 27-29, 2012 Time: 10 am – 3 pm. Where: 2200 W. Alameda #7 Santa Fe NM. 87507 Cost: $150 Phone: (505) 490-8110 Website/Blog Address: www.felixvoltsingerworkshops.com Introduction to Figure Drawing with Felix...

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“Feminism in the New Media Landscape” with author Courtney E. Martin / August 13, 2012

“Feminism in the New Media Landscape” with author Courtney E. Martin / August 13, 2012

In this workshop, feminist blogger and author Courtney E. Martin will explore with participants the new frontiers of feminist thought and action online. By exploring the feminist blogosphere and exciting efforts to harness its political potential, she will allow people with a wide range of online comfort and experience to enter into the conversation. Blogging has become the 21st century version of consciousness-raising, but beyond that, online organizing has become the new vehicle by which all...

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“Kids Create” Summer Camp / July 16-20 / Mixed Media!

“Kids Create” Summer Camp / July 16-20 / Mixed Media!

“Kids Create” Summer Camp / July 16-20 / Mixed Media! This week we explore art through photography, video, and painting. We use photos from digital cameras, painting, and more to inspire a project that is definitely more than meets the eye. “Kids Create” Summer Camp / July 23-27 / Drama & Creative Movement! This week is all about drama and moving our bodies. We will explore drama games, movement exercises, stretching, and dance games. When: July 16-20 & July...

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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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Volo Gallery Presents Sermarr: Innerscapes / Opening July 19, 2012

Volo Gallery Presents Sermarr: Innerscapes / Opening July 19, 2012

  Volo Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition titled Sermarr: Innerscapes, opening Thursday, July 19, 2012. Sermarr is a mixed media artist with roots in NYC and San Francisco, now based in Santa Fe. She chooses unusual materials to create her work on paper and board, including metal, thread, upholstery fabric, glass and acrylic paint. Recent works will be exhibited through Monday, August 6. Volo Gallery is a new gallery focusing on fresh contemporary art by emerging female...

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Painting with Glass / Starts August 3, 2012

Painting with Glass / Starts August 3, 2012

While the tradition of painting on glass spans many centuries, only fairly recently have materials and processes been developed (largely at Bullseye) that allow artists to paint with glass. In this class, you will work with colored glass sheets, powders, frits, and stringers to build a palette of techniques that allow a wide range of painterly effects. After working through a series of very specific hands-on exercises, you will make several pieces to further develop your understanding of the...

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Pâte de Verre, Methods to Form By / Starts July 17, 2012

Pâte de Verre, Methods to Form By / Starts July 17, 2012

The French term “pâte de verre” translates literally as “paste of glass.” This method, which involves creating thin-walled vessels by hand packing multiple layers of fine glass grains into the interior of a mold, allows tremendous room for exploration. As a student in this workshop, you will explore a variety of processes used by Lomné to create her signature work. These include model making, mold construction, color mixing, inlay design, texture control, firing cycles and coldworking....

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Alternative Surfaces / How to create mixed media art with Sandra Duran Wilson / Starts August 14, 2012 (3 days)

Alternative Surfaces / How to create mixed media art with Sandra Duran Wilson / Starts August 14, 2012 (3 days)

This three day class is limited to only 8 people and we will work on surfaces such as Plexiglas, plaster and aluminum and use digital grounds to print on almost anything. We will cover pastes and gels, textures and image transfers. You will expand your mind and your art range. This is a great opportunity to work in a small group setting with a lot of personal attention. Also, everything is supplied, you just show up. Contact to register. When: August 14 – 16, 2012 Where: 2816 Calle...

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History of New Mexico Wine Making & Wine Tasting

History of New Mexico Wine Making & Wine Tasting

Santa Fe Vineyards is celebrating 30 years of wine-making. Come enjoy a wine tasting and learn about New Mexico’s wine history and the wine making process. Bring a guest and mention www.santafecreativetourism.org and enjoy your wine tastings for half-price! For more information, call us at 505-455-2826. Salud! When: Mon-Sat: 10a-6p and Sun: 12p-6p Where: Estrella Del Norte Vineyard / Santa Fe Vineyards – 106 N Shining Sun - Santa Fe, NM 87506 Time: Mon-Sat: 10a-6p and Sun: 12p-6p...

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Encaustic Art Play Date with Sharon Sperry Bloom / July 14, 2012

Encaustic Art Play Date with Sharon Sperry Bloom / July 14, 2012

You have some experience with encaustic, but don’t want to invest in all the materials and supplies? Besides, isn’t it more fun to make art in a supportive, creative environment? Well then, let’s get together and play in my Albuquerque encaustic studio! Bring your work-in-progress or start from scratch. Feel free to experiment with collage, painting, or 3-D work. Wood supports and encaustic medium and paints will be provided. You bring your photos and objects for collaging....

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2012 Explore the Spanish Arts Youth Summer Workshop / Starts July 16, 2012

2012 Explore the Spanish Arts Youth Summer Workshop / Starts July 16, 2012

This year, kids ages 10-13 are invited to participate in the Institute for Spanish Arts annual summer youth workshop! Students will enjoy a hands-on array of exciting and educational classes: -Flamenco Dance -Flamenco Guitar -Poetry -Percussion Workshop includes -Lunch and supplies -10 days of all courses -Final Community Performance *Some scholarships are available. Please indicate your interest in the online application form Apply online Dates July 16-July 27th (Monday- Friday) 10am-4pm July...

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Kid’s Creation Station at Girls Inc.’s Arts and Crafts Show / August 4 & 5, 2012

Kid’s Creation Station at Girls Inc.’s Arts and Crafts Show / August 4 & 5, 2012

The Kid’s Creation Station at the 40th Annual Girls Inc. Arts & Crafts Show will be bigger and better than ever on August 4 & 5! Bring the family to the plaza and work on art projects; learn to hula hoop; get your faces painted however you like; or create a chalk masterpiece on the streets! Girls Inc. will be partnering with FACT Santa Fe and the Children’s Museum to help kids bring out their inner artists. Admission is free and donations are welcome. The Kid’s...

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Monotype Printmaking Workshops & Private Classes with Sasha Linda Wasko / July 2012

Monotype Printmaking Workshops & Private Classes with Sasha Linda Wasko / July 2012

An extensive two day workshop exploring the monotype process designed for the novice & experienced. The workshop will cover the following techniques: multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphs, viscosity monotypes, chine colle’, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Emphasis is given to helping each student...

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“At the Artist’s Table” / Native American Art and Cuisine / August 14, 2012

“At the Artist’s Table” / Native American Art and Cuisine / August 14, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – Native American Art and Cuisine Artists: Dan, Arlo and Michael Namingha Chefs: Bill and Cheryl Jamison This dinner will showcase the ancient and contemporary culture of the American Southwest, hosted by one of our foremost Native artist families and four-time James Beard Award-winning chefs/cookbook authors. Dan Namingha is from the Tewa-Hopi tribe. He has been showing professionally as an artist for over forty years. His works command unwavering respect for the...

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“At the Artist’s Table” / Spanish Art and Cuisine / July 24, 2012

“At the Artist’s Table” / Spanish Art and Cuisine / July 24, 2012

Tuesday, July 24 – Spanish Art and Cuisine Artist: Arthur López Chef: James Campbell Caruso With their deep understanding of Spanish art, food and culture, santero artist Arthur Lopez and chef James Campbell Caruso will create an evening that invokes New Mexico’s unique Spanish roots while celebrating the contemporary expression of those roots. A five-time James Beard Award nominee and one of only four chefs nominated to compete in the “Copa Jerez International Food and Sherry Pairing...

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