Workshop Calendar

Art is Breathing: Elizabeth Mesh & New Mexico Artists for Hire

Art is Breathing: Elizabeth Mesh & New Mexico Artists for Hire

Artist Elizabeth Mesh specializes in fine art Pysanky eggs and watercolors, both of which incorporate elements of her European ancestry. She is the owner of New Mexico Artists for Hire, a group of artists which teaches, entertains, and team builds using art. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Mesh’s & Artists for Hire’s wide range of workshop offerings, including Ancient Egg Decorating, a featured workshop in DIY Santa Fe 2014, and The Amazing Santa Fe Art...

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Testimonial: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

Testimonial: Mixed Media Workshops with Sandra Duran Wilson

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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“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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DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey – March 2014

DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey – March 2014

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

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Five Questions with Dana Micucci

Five Questions with Dana Micucci

Dana Micucci is a journalist, author, and practitioner of the healing arts. In more than 25 years as a journalist she has written for such esteemed publications as the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and International Herald Tribune, among many others. Her books include Sojourns of the Soul: One Woman’s Journey around the World and into Her Truth (Quest Books), and Artists in Residence: A Guide to the Homes and Studios of Eight 19th-Century Artists in and around Paris (The Little...

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Dana Micucci Brings Ancient Wisdom Workshops to Santa Fe Area

Dana Micucci Brings Ancient Wisdom Workshops to Santa Fe Area

Dana Micucci is a journalist, author, and practitioner of the healing arts. In more than 25 years as a journalist she has written for such esteemed publications as the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and International Herald Tribune, among many others. Her books include Sojourns of the Soul: One Woman’s Journey around the World and into Her Truth (Quest Books), and Artists in Residence: A Guide to the Homes and Studios of Eight 19th-Century Artists in and around Paris (The Little...

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Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 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 ——————————————————— Hand Papermaking with Jacqueline Mallegni / March 26, 2013 / DIY: A Creative...

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Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / March 27, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / March 27, 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 ——————————————————— Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / March 27, 2013 / DIY: A Creative...

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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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Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 23, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / 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 ——————————————————— Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 23, 2013 /...

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Business Development Assistance Spring 2013

Business Development Assistance Spring 2013

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR ARTISTS OFFERED BY THE CITY OF SANTA FE ARTS COMMISSION Santa Fe Creative Tourism, a program of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, will be offering a series of artist professional development classes and one-on-one consultations by appointment in the Arts Commission’s Community Gallery located inside Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St. The Creative Tourism effort was born through Santa Fe’s 2005 UNESCO Creative Cities designation...

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How to Participate in Creative Tourism with Chris Nierman / March 26, 2013

How to Participate in Creative Tourism with Chris Nierman / March 26, 2013

How to Participate in Creative Tourism with Chris Nierman / March 26, 2013 Learn about the many facets of creative tourism efforts in Santa Fe, sponsored through the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, including business development and artist education offerings, marketing and publicity assistance, and more. Please RSVP to chris@High-ResSolutions.com Artists, artisans, and craftsmen who offer workshops and classes for the public within Santa Fe county are invited to sign up for a free...

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5-Day Expressive Painting with Cathy Carey / Starts March 18, 2013

5-Day Expressive Painting with Cathy Carey /  Starts March 18, 2013

5-Day Expressive Painting with Cathy Carey /  Starts March 18, 2013 Do you love the color, feeling and fluid movement in Matisse and Van Gogh paintings? Explore the creative potential of expressive painting. Learn techniques to loosen up your drawing and painting, discover ways to use color and composition to communicate. Push the limits of your medium and get the most out of texture using layering and brush strokes. Santa Fe is the perfect place for this week long exploration of ways to...

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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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Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 16, 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 ——————————————————— Create as You Paint Landscape Silhouettes with Linda Storm / March 16, 2013 /...

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Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire on Upper Canyon Road / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire on Upper Canyon Road / March 16, 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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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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Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / March 20, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / 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 ——————————————————— Visual Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / March 20, 2013 / DIY: A Creative...

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Desert Water: A Painting with Paper Workshop / March 22-24, 2013 (3 days) / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Desert Water: A Painting with Paper Workshop / March 22-24, 2013 (3 days) / 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 ——————————————————— Desert Water: A Painting with Paper Workshop / March 22-24, 2013 (3 days) There...

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Grids and the Psychologically Significant Photo with Jane Shoenfeld / March 16, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Grids and the Psychologically Significant Photo with Jane Shoenfeld / March 16, 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 ——————————————————— Grids and the Psychologically Significant Photo with Jane Shoenfeld / March 16,...

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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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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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March 2013 Newsletter

March 2013 Newsletter

Maya Tile is now offering cast glass workshops in the art of casting glass. We have recently moved into our new space in Santa Fe, at the Rancho. Ryan Helean, co-owner of Maya Tile, is leading the cast glass workshops. Ryan’s years of artistic experience and gentle teaching demeanor creates a teaching environment free of...

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Tag Book / March 24, 2013

Tag Book / March 24, 2013

Tag Book / March 24, 2013 Create a tag book using large tags, we will make a fun book that has many potential uses: small photo album, birthday card, or even a travel journal. All materials provided. We’ll use the new Dylusional spray colors. Expect to have inky fingers! When: Sunday, March 24 Where: Guadalupe’s Fun Rubber Stamps / 114 Don Gaspar Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 1-3PM Cost:  $35 / all materials are included in the price. Bring only yourself and creative spirit. Max....

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 1, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 1, 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 ——————————————————— Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld Available Fridays / March...

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Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire on Upper Canyon Road / March 24, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

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

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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 24, 2013 Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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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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Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 17, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques / March 17, 2013

Surfaces Unlimited: Introduction to Surface Decoration Techniques March 17, 2013  Design is one of the most important details of a finished ceramic piece, and integral to the way we execute and think about our work. It is through exploring our sense of design that we deepen our art form and ourselves as artists. This class will cover a number of surface decoration techniques from slip and glaze application to painted design to sgraffito and surface texture. We will look at individual...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 15, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 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 ——————————————————— Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld Available Fridays / March...

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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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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 8, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 8, 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 ——————————————————— Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld Available Fridays / March...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 22, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 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 ——————————————————— Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld Available Fridays / March...

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Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013

Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013

Cleanse and Detox with Ayurvedic Foods & Movement / March 12, 2013 Join Shibana Singh for an enlightening evening of delicious, healing foods and movement. Demonstration. Includes dinner. Chef Shibana’s Bio: Shibana brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, versatility, spirituality and pure passion to her work. She is known among her clients for her compassionate, loving and holistic approach, no matter what their goals are. Shibana is inspired by the undemanding love and maturity...

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Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 29, 2013 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld / March 29, 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 ——————————————————— Sketching and Painting Santa Fe with Jane Shoenfeld Available Fridays / March...

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Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013

Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013

Flavors of India: Party Foods / March 9, 2013 Shibana Singh leads us in a hands-on exploration of some of India’s most delicious and fun celebration foods. Includes lunch. Menu (subject to change): Samosas with Chutney Chicken Kabobs Dahi Bhalla Jal Jeera Chai Chef Shibana’s Bio: Shibana brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, versatility, spirituality and pure passion to her work. She is known among her clients for her compassionate, loving and holistic approach, no matter what their...

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Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / 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 ——————————————————— Monotype Printmaking Workshops with Sasha Linda Wasko / March 9 & 10 / DIY: A...

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Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013

Fire It Up Fountains! Fire and Water: Metal Sculpture Class / March 11-17, 2013 This metal sculpture class will place emphasis on producing fountains, from tabletop to full-size, simple to exotic. Every student will have an opportunity to construct a fountain and/or work on other sculptures using scrap metals. Arc and oxyacetylene welding and brazing will be taught and used to complete your functional sculpture(s). Everything is furnished except pumps which will be available at cost. You may...

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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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Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013

Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013

Knitting in Color with Diane de Souza / March 30, 2013 It’s still cold outside- so come get cozy at Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and expand your knitting repertoire with Knitting in Color! It can seem overwhelming at first, but Diane will walk you through the different styles of incorporating color into knitting including mosaic, Fair Isle, and intarsia. A portion of the class will be devoted to chart reading and development of individual designs. Students will walk away with a Fair Isle...

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The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013

The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013

The Visual Heartbeat: The Use of Rhythm in Tapestry Design with Elizabeth Buckley / March 16-19, 2013 Rhythm is not only integral to the world of music and dance, but also to effective tapestry design. In this workshop, we will explore different approaches to visual rhythm through the use of: repetition, progressions, gradations, and contrast in shape, line, value and color. These underlying principles behind rhythm will help you go beyond the flat background to creating a sense of movement...

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Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013

Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013

Exploring Itten’s Color Star in The Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella / March 1-3, 2013 This dye class uses Itten’s Color Star as a compass for understanding color interactions. Johannes Itten taught as the Bauhaus where he developed his color and design theories. His color star and the seven color contrasts are an essential part of his teachings. In this workshop we will develop formulas and dye samples based on Itten’s color star using wool and Lanaset dyes. We will explore...

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Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 2,3, & 4 / DIY: A Creative Tourism Journey / March 2013

Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 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 ——————————————————— Come Learn to Spin! with Santa Fe Buffalo Designs / March 2,3, & 4 / DIY: A...

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Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013

Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013

Ikkanbari with Chris Conrad / March 9, 2013 Ikkanbari is the traditional Japanese folk art of extending the life of worn out baskets by covering them with washi (paper) and kakishibu (persimmon dye). We’ll learn about kakishibu, basic techniques for using kakishibu on washi and even a little katazome (paste resist stencil dyeing). Much of the information and techniques are also applicable to other paper and textile arts. Bring your old baskets! Española Valley Fiber Arts Center Our...

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