Workshop Calendar

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

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

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

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Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge / Starts May 30, 2013

Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge / Starts May 30, 2013

Wheel Throwing with Sean Fairbridge, May 30 – July 11, 2013 This weekly wheel throwing class will concentrate on the basics of the craft for beginners as well as for those with experience who want to improve their skills. Fundamentals of throwing, trimming and glazing techniques will be taught for many functional forms including bowls, plates, mugs and pitchers. Demonstrations and technical information are provided with attention to individual needs. The classes allows students to work...

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Intuitive Painting: Revitalizing Your Creative Spirit / May 25, 2013

Intuitive Painting: Revitalizing Your Creative Spirit / May 25, 2013

Intuitive Painting: Revitalizing Your Creative Spirit, May 25, 2013 For people who want to play, paint, create, explore, engage, open up and come alive! We will fully engage in the creative process and still be home for dinner. Large scale acrylics. All materials provided. Small, safe group in a beautiful setting along the Santa Fe River on Upper Canyon Road Why take a one day intuitive painting workshop? To rediscover your juicy side, giving your left brain a day off To experience painting...

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Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / Starts May 27, 2013

Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / Starts May 27, 2013

Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction with Logan Wannamaker / May 27-June 1, 2013 In this Cone Six Soda Firing & Construction workshop we will be learning how to create a soda kiln out of a used electric kiln. We will be making pots and for the soda kiln and firing the kiln twice through out the week. We will be working with clays suitable for soda, slips and glazes specifically for cone six. The goal of the workshop is not only to teach participants how to build their own soda kiln but,...

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Digital Filmmaking / June 1-2, 2013

Digital Filmmaking / June 1-2, 2013

Digital Filmmaking- Produce a unique memorable vacation or marketing video LEARN THE SECRETS & SHORTCUTS OF FILM EDITING NAVIGATE WITH EASE THROUGH THE DIGITAL VIDEO PROGRAMS An extensive two-day workshop exploring digital filmmaking processes designed for the novice & experienced. On completion of the workshop you will have a short film of your own to take home or put on YouTube!! Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. The...

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Mountains, Canyons, and Adobe – Landscapes of Northern New Mexico / May 20-24, 2013

Mountains, Canyons, and Adobe – Landscapes of Northern New Mexico / May 20-24, 2013

Mountains, Canyons, and Adobe – Landscapes of Northern New Mexico / May 20-24, 2013 The focus of this workshop will be capturing the  Landscapes of Northern New Mexico and understanding the beautiful enchanted light of the Southwest. Prime locations we visit include sweeping views of the Sangre de Cristo range, the deep canyon of the Rio Grande Gorge as well as the historic and unique adobe architecture. Depending upon snowpack, we will venture up to a private ranch in Taos Ski Valley...

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Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25-27, 2013

Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25-27, 2013

Intensive: Black-and-White Photography Using Photoshop with Rick Allred / May 25 – May 27, 2013 Black-and-white photography is an ideal and timeless vehicle for enhancing the beauty of almost any subject matter. It highlights composition, intensifies texture, and evokes the visual essence of the subject. For the modern photographer who wants to elevate their level of expertise in this classic medium, there’s no better or more accessible tool than Adobe Photoshop. Join Rick for...

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Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013

Glass Tile Mosaic / May 11-12, 2013 Take a workshop creating your own piece of functional art. Students will create a 10″x10″ glass tile trivet using 1″ x 1″ and 2″x 2″ glass tiles with different colors. Choose and set your design on Saturday and grout your piece on Sunday. Find out how fun it is working with glass tile. Take your piece home and put it to use. When: Sat. May 11th & Sun. May 12th Where: “The Art Barn” / 1005 Alto Street...

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A New Conversation Workshop / May 8, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 8, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 8, 2013 Come Join Us! This workshop invites you to hold ”A New Conversation” with yourself to look at life differently. You will be surprised by what you learn … and have FUN doing it! You will THINK OUTSIDE the BOX and engage in Deep Relaxation exercises, Vision Quests, Guided Imagery, Creative Visualization exercises that are underwritten with NLP, Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Psychology & Art Techniques that unveil your inner-wisdom for...

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Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013

Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013

  Stay Weird with Max Lehamn / May 18-19, 2013 In this two day workshop participants will work with Max as he explores the spontaneous side of the creative process. Demonstrations and activities will be geared towards working fast and not over-thinking. Throughout the weekend Max will present collaborative and group activities that will inform each participant’s solo project. Technical demonstrations will include simple slab techniques such as slump and drape molding. Max will also show how to...

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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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Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013

Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013

Cast Glass Workshops with Maya Tile / May 2013 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 Lamesadevenn. Ryan Helean, co-owner of Maya Tile, is leading the cast glass workshops. Ryan’s years of artistic experience and gentle teaching demeanor create a teaching environment free of ridicule. Ryan brings to the classroom seven years of casting experience and his ability to make rubber molds. We welcome...

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Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013

Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013

Clay Printing and Pots / May 5, 2013 This workshop will include not only the clay mono printing process where participant are able to create 4 or more prints, but we will also be creating pots from our clay printing slabs. It is a process that is comfortable for both beginners and experienced artists and all create and leave with successful works of art in hand. A great way to experience art without having to be experienced! For families with children over 12, this is a great opportunity to...

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

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

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

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Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013

Art Journaling with Lisa de St. Croix / May 3, 2013 Art Journaling is a way to record your deepest thoughts and emotions through art making and writing. It is both a diary and sketchbook; a container for memories, hopes and dreams. It is a way to experiment with different art supplies and techniques. It is both playful and healing and can be a guide to finding answers. This workshop is designed to help you tune in and create. We start with a blank sketchbook, on hand will be a variety of art...

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Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013

Introduction to Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom with Dottie Lopez / April 29-May 3, 2013 Step into the magical world of digital photography and Adobe Lightroom. In a learning-filled five-day period, Dottie guides you through the basics, from setting up your digital SLR camera to working with it in manual mode. You gain a working understanding of the dials, buttons, functions, and shooting modes associated with your camera while also reviewing and working with digital imaging capture,...

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Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013

  Watercolor Journaling with Don Getz / May 1-3, 2013 The thrill of creating watercolor journals lies in the simplicity of the entire process. A watercolor travel palette, pen, pencil, water container, journal book with watercolor paper pages and personal items like a stool and sunscreen allow you to work at locations during a trip or a visit to old stomping grounds. The purpose is to take home visual recollections of the many things you find intriguing and would not otherwise have the time to...

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Color Gradation Techniques for Tapestry / May 4-7, 2013

Color Gradation Techniques for Tapestry / May 4-7, 2013

Tapestry weaving is the ultimate slow fiber movement. It is also a tradition that is deeply rooted in New Mexico. Santa Fe is the center of that mix of Hispanic, Native American, and contemporary tapestry weaving and the result is unique. Rebecca Mezoff’s tapestry studio in the Second Street art district is a beautiful place to come and learn the art of tapestry or refine skills you already have. The never-ending movement of weft through warp is a wonderful way to express creatively as well as...

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Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / May 20-24, 2013

Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design / May 20-24, 2013

Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design) at Santa Fe School of Fashion Design May 20-24, 2013 In this workshop Perfect Pants Workshop (Fitting & Design)  we will draft a pant sloper. We will discuss measurement, then sew up a muslin. You will learn to make fit corrections, then we will teach you how to use this pattern to design and pattern more pants. Once you have a perfect fit, the options are endless! Class size is limited, a $100.00 deposit will reserve your space. When: May 20...

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Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013

Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013

Thrown Altered & Decorated with Lorna Meaden / May 24-26, 2013 This workshop addresses ways to create pots with a generous sense of volume and fluidity of line using wheel-thrown and altered porcelain. Meaden’s vocabulary of forms ranges from pots for daily use to atypical forms such as watering cans and spoons. Demonstrations include altering pots on and off the wheel, in addition to using drawn patterns to hand build spouts and handles. When: May 24-26, 2013 Where: 1208 Pasea Del Pueblo,...

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Reiki Level I / May 11-12, 2013

Reiki Level I / May 11-12, 2013

Reiki Level I / May 11 – 12, 2013 Learn to heal yourself and others using Reiki, the ancient art of hands-on energy healing. This two-day class teaches the history of Usui Reiki, meditations, techniques for self-healing and a full-body healing treatment for others. Plenty of time for practicing and you will receive a treatment, too. Reiki attunements, manual and certification are included. Cost: $245.00 Buy Tickets URL: http://www.joyousjournies.com/client.html When: May 11 – 12,...

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Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013

Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013

  Weaving Basics with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval / May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013 Learn traditional weaving skills from a master New Mexican fiber artist. Covering loom construction, dressing the loom and weaving, students will create two projects: a small Rio Grande–style piece and a jerga-type twill piece. Take this class if you have never woven, or as a refresher course if you are rusty and would like a review. When: May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2013 Where: Española Valley Fiber Arts Center /325...

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A New Conversation Workshop / May 8 , 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 8 , 2013

Take a fresh look at your life and make needed changes by holding “A New Conversation” with yourself. You’ll be surprised about what you’ll learn and … have FUN doing it! MAY 8 – “The First Night” kicks off a New Series of Personal Growth Workshops that promote Thinking Outside the Box. It introduces you to cutting-edge theories about Higher-Consciousness and Guided Journey / Creative Visualization techniques that tap into your Subconscious Wisdom. The 3 Keys to Living a Meaningful...

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Story 360º: Turn Your Stories Around / Starts May 2, 2013

Story 360º: Turn Your Stories Around / Starts May 2, 2013

Story 360º: Turn Your Stories Around / Starts May 2, 2013 A creative writing workshop to generate new fiction/memoir and experiment with different approaches Shift points of view, switch major and minor characters, play with plot and setting - all to get at our work from many angles All writing levels welcome. Culminates in a group reading  Led by Shebana Coelho, award-winning filmmaker and writer Testimonial “Of all the writing groups I’ve attended – yours was tops….it...

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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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Open Studio @ The Creative Space / May 4, 2013

Open Studio @ The Creative Space / May 4, 2013

Open Studio @ The Creative Space / May 4, 2013 Painting for process. Come and explore the paint, brush and paper at Open Studio. 4 hours of open studio, using tempera and paper. No previous art background necessary. Just time to be with oyour own expressions, with color, shape and image as it beckons you to explore. Play and Enjoy. When: May 4, 2013 Where: The Creative Space / Second St. Studios, #83/ 1807 Second St. / Santa Fe, NM Time: 1-5 Cost: $30 Max. Attendees: 12 Phone: 630-530-5697...

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Three Day Grand Photo Tours / May 24-26, 2013

Three Day Grand Photo Tours / May 24-26, 2013

Day 1: High Road to Taos: Locations will include Native and Hispanic villages on the High Road to Taos, such as Picuris Pueblo, Las Trampas, Truchas and the “Lourdes of America” – Historic Santuario de Chimayo. Lunch at Rancho de Chimayo where we can talk about photography and the events of the morning in the surroundings of an authentic Spanish Hacienda with northern New Mexico cuisine served by the Jaramillo family for over 100 years. Then the drive home along the High Road to...

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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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Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1-3, 2013

Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1-3, 2013

Intensive: From Mirrorless to IOS with Dan Burkholder / May 1 – May 3, 2013 From Mirrorless to IOS: Imagine traveling without heavy D-SLR cameras, clunky laptops, wires, card readers, expensive software, and devices with short battery life. While we may love taking photographs with the iPhone, sometimes we long to use lenses or to have low-light capabilities that our smartphones just can’t handle. In this two-and-a-half day workshop Dan reveals how you can have the best of both worlds....

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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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A New Conversation Workshop / May 22, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 22, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 22, 2013 ~Discover Subconscious Wisdom ~Envision Your True-Self ~Create a New Life This workshop invites you to hold ”A New Conversation” with yourself to look at life differently to raise your spiritual consciousness. You will THINK OUTSIDE the BOX and engage in Deep Relaxation exercises, Vision Quests, Guided Imagery and Creative Visualization Exercises underwritten with (NLP) Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Psychology...

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A New Conversation Workshop / May 29, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 29, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 29, 2013 Come Join Us! This workshop invites you to hold ”A New Conversation” with yourself to look at life differently. You will THINK OUTSIDE the BOX and engage in Deep Relaxation exercises, Vision Quests, Guided Imagery, Creative Visualization exercises that are underwritten with NLP, Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Psychology & Art Techniques to unveil your inner-wisdom for answers to life’s questions. The specialized techniques used in...

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Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013

Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013

Couture Sewing Details at Santa Fe School of Fashion / May 3-5, 2013 This class focuses on fitting and finishing details, the beautiful difference between off the rack and couture. Some of the things you will learn about are the use of interlining and interfacing, beautiful hems, seam finishes, boning and hand picked zippers. For advanced sewers. When: May 3 – 5, 2013 Where: Bacon-Richards Studio / 227 Don Gaspar #28 / Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $245 + tax...

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A New Conversation Workshop / May 15, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 15, 2013

A New Conversation Workshop / May 15, 2013 This workshop invites you to hold ”A New Conversation” with yourself to look at life differently to raise your spiritual consciousness. You will THINK OUTSIDE the BOX and engage in Deep Relaxation exercises, Vision Quests, Guided Imagery and Creative Visualization Exercises that are underwritten with (NLP) Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy, Transpersonal Psychology & Art Techniques that unveil your inner-wisdom for answers to...

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Creative Approach to the Business of Marketing Art with Sara Eyestone / May 7, 2013

Creative Approach to the Business of Marketing Art with Sara Eyestone / May 7, 2013

Creative Approach to the Business of Marketing Art with Sara Eyestone / May 7, 2013 Sara Eyestone introduces systems to make more studio time and methods for cataloging photography, art, mail, tax deductions, and finances. She shares sources for wholesale art and frame suppliers, publishing contacts, and valuable Internet information. The artist also presents ways to attract more press and personal appearances, including television and magazine articles. Sara Shreffler Eyestone is known for...

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

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

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

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Open Art Studio @ The Santa Fe Children’s Museum / Every Friday

Open Art Studio @ The Santa Fe Children’s Museum / Every Friday

Join a Santa Fe artist each Friday afternoon to explore various mediums including clay, paint, fiber, wax resist and recycled materials. A different artist each week. This is a drop in program and is appropriate for all ages. When: Every Friday Where: 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Time: 3:30 – 5:30 Cost: Free with museum admission. Phone: 505-989-8359 Website/Blog Address: www.santafechildrensmuseum.org [si-contact-form...

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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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“Facebook ain’t the only one with a Timeline” with Shari Adkisson / August 9th, 2012

“Facebook ain’t the only one with a Timeline” with Shari Adkisson / August 9th, 2012

Facebook has recently come up with a “new” timeline. You would think that no one had ever used a timeline before. Well, timelines have been around for a long time, and can be used in many ways. A timeline can lead you to insights that you really never thought were within you, and you see patterns that might never have been apparent to you. Using personal mementos, photos and a timeline divided into decades, years or months, you can gain insight into your personal background. You do...

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The Santa Fe Art and History Race with Artist for Hire / Saturday May 26th, 2012

The Santa Fe Art and History Race with Artist for Hire / Saturday May 26th, 2012

Adventure abounds when you take part in this educational expedition! Hop all over Santa Fe and receive points as you mine for what makes Santa Fe special, and culturally different. Participants are given tasks to complete with points assigned. The participant who gets the most points will receive a special Santa Fe prize! This is a great activity for families and groups! Pricing will include 8.2% NM tax, a ticket to a museum, race instructions, and snacks. When: Saturday May 26th, 2012 Where:...

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Creativity Play (wet-adobe) and Courage with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / May 26th, 2012

Creativity Play (wet-adobe) and Courage with Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson / May 26th, 2012

We all come from the earth! In a playful supportive atmosphere we will explore our own creativity.This is a hands on fun workshop using wet-adobe to make individual and collaborative art.This is a learning of a fun process for artists and new artists and to learn about art as a process and not necessarily as a product. When:  May 26th, 2012 Where: 208 1/2 Polaco Street Santa Fe, NM 87501 Time: 10am to 3pm Cost: $33 Phone: 505-954-4495 Website/Blog Address: http.earthpayers.byregion.net...

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Solstice Cleanse / Cleansing program with vegetarian foods, yoga and facilitation / Starts June 5th, 2012

Solstice Cleanse / Cleansing program with vegetarian foods, yoga and facilitation / Starts June 5th, 2012

The Cleanse of Santa Fe™ is an innovative, life-changing program that includes a vegan detox program combining Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs, nutritional supplements and raw living foods. The program has been scientifically formulated to give you the tools to restore, and then maintain a state of optimal health and vitality to start the New Year! When: June 5-14, 2012 Where:  2021 Pinon St, Santa fe, NM 87505 Time: Morning daily for 7 or 10 days Cost: $149 for 7 day cleanse Phone: 505-988-7076...

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The Encaustic Art Institute / Free hands on encaustic demonstration for kids / available every weekend in May

The Encaustic Art Institute / Free hands on encaustic demonstration for kids / available every weekend in May

Free hands on encaustic demonstration for kids every weekend in May Where: 18 County Road, 55A (18 General Goodwin Road) Cerrillos, New Mexico 87010 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Cost: Free Phone: 505-424-6487 Website/Blog Address: www.eainm.com [si-contact-form...

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One-day papermaking workshops at Mallegni Studio / available May 19th, 2012

One-day papermaking workshops at Mallegni Studio / available May 19th, 2012

Spend the day making paper, washi, from kozo, the bark of the paper mulberry. For centuries kozo has been a highly regarded Asian fiber used in the paper arts. We will begin the day with a short walk collecting plant material that will be added to the pulp fiber to create interesting textural effects in the paper. Wabi-sabi, the quintessential Japanese aesthetic, the beauty of things modest and humble, is the philosophical thread that weaves through our creative process. Materials included....

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Your Work in Progress: Make Your Manuscript Better with Sandi Ault / May 5, 2012

Your Work in Progress: Make Your Manuscript Better with Sandi Ault / May 5, 2012

For this highly interactive workshop, writers will bring works in progress for critique, and incorporate the suggestions to improve, polish, and perfect the piece. Over-writing, under-writing, word choice, active voice, pacing, character development, and plotting will be discussed. Learn from each other as well as Ault, use what you learn immediately in class, and watch your writing and that of your colleagues improve during the course of the day. Bring a two-to-three sentence...

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Friends of Coronado Lecture Series / May 20th, 2012

Friends of Coronado Lecture Series / May 20th, 2012

Dr. David E. Stuart is a professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico and award-winning author and lecturer. His publications include: “Prehistoric New Mexico” (1981), “The Magic of Bandelier National Monument” (1989), “Anasazi America” (2000), and “The Ancient Southwest” (2008). Synopsys:  Dr. Stuart’s talk, “Pueblo Peoples on the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and Efficiency,” will be about the people who lived in...

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Travel Writing and Blogging for Fun and Profit, with Lesley King / May 19th, 2012

Travel Writing and Blogging for Fun and Profit, with Lesley King / May 19th, 2012

Whether your travels take you around the globe or on short day trips, combining travel writing and blogging can be both fun and profitable. Blogging is much like being a magazine columnist with the freedom to be your own publisher. Discover how blogging can help you find or refine your subject, build a following, and create a book. King teaches how to use imagery and metaphor to make your writing enticing and impactful. Learn how to set up your blog and avoid crucial mistakes, publicize it,...

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Assemblage Workshop & Demonstration with Cynthia Cook / May 6th, 2012

Assemblage Workshop & Demonstration with Cynthia Cook / May 6th, 2012

Contemporary Hispanic Artist Cynthia Cook leads a demonstration and hands on assemblage for ages 3 to 103. By Museum Admission, New Mexico Residents free on Sundays, Youth 16 and under always free When: Sunday May 6th, 2012 Where:  706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 Time: 1-4PM Cost: New Mexico Residents free on Sundays, Youth 16 and under always free Phone: (505) 476-1200 Website/Blog Address:...

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Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / (2days) May 12th & 13th, 2012

Metal Shop: Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / (2days) May 12th & 13th, 2012

This will be a introductory class for welding and plasma cutting. In addition we will learn metal shop safety, procedures, how to design a project and lay out of materials for cutting. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My metal shop experience started when I was in middle school.  I learned to arc welding while in High school in Grass Valley, California.  I began work in a  few bronze foundries after college. I worked as a...

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Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / May 5th & 6th, 2012

Pottery for Beginners to Advanced with Brad Gray / May 5th & 6th, 2012

This will be a class on hand building and wheel throwing techniques with clay. There will be additional emphasis on decoration with underglazes as well as other ways of finishing your artwork. Please have some ideas of what you would like to create. I will assist you in finishing your creation. Please bring a note book. About Brad: I graduated from Sacramento State University’s fine art program. My clay teachers included  Robert Brady, Peter Vandenberg, Steven Kaltenbach who  were  all...

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