Workshop Calendar

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part Two

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part Two

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter, a DIY Santa Fe 2014 featured workshop For more information,...

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His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part One

His Own Little Universe: Pottery Workshops with Theo Helmstadter–Part One

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter, a DIY Santa Fe 2014 featured workshop. For more information,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part Two

So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part Two

Artist Trina Badarak works in contemporary collage, book arts, and assemblage, exploring such themes as memory, heritage, and transition. Her book art exhibit, Migration: Ebb & Flow, was featured last September at the Santa Fe Public Library. Her other work has also been featured at the Los Alamos Public Library and the Santa Fe Book Arts Group‘s annual Rotunda Exhibit. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Badarak’s ongoing assemblage and mixed media workshops. For...

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So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part One

So Much to Say: Assemblage & Mixed Media Workshops with Trina Badarak–Part One

Artist Trina Badarak works in contemporary collage, book arts, and assemblage, exploring such themes as memory, heritage, and transition. Her book art exhibit, Migration: Ebb & Flow, was featured last September at the Santa Fe Public Library. Her other work has also been featured at the Los Alamos Public Library and the Santa Fe Book Arts Group‘s annual Rotunda Exhibit. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Badarak’s ongoing assemblage and mixed media workshops. For...

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Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part Two

Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part Two

Sculptor Carrie Quade was raised in Delaware, and she received her degree in art education from the University of Delaware. A versatile and curious artist, her work includes cast bronze sculptures, ceramics and pottery, clay monoprints, and oil paintings, and has been featured by the National Sculpture Society and Scottsdale, Arizona’s annual “Celebration of Fine Art,” one of the nation’s largest fine art festivals. Ms. Quade’s work has been commissioned by National...

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Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part One

Creative Getaways: Sculpture Workshops and Art Retreats with Carrie Quade–Part One

Sculptor Carrie Quade was raised in Delaware, and she received her degree in art education from the University of Delaware. A versatile and curious artist, her work includes cast bronze sculptures, ceramics and pottery, clay monoprints, and oil paintings, and has been featured by the National Sculpture Society and Scottsdale, Arizona’s annual “Celebration of Fine Art,” one of the nation’s largest fine art festivals. Ms. Quade’s work has been commissioned by National...

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Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part Two

Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part Two

Potter and sculptor Ginny Zipperer has nearly forty years of experience in ceramics. Mostly self-taught, Ms. Zipperer has worked with functional pottery, raku, and bas relief sculpture. She currently teaches and works at Baca Street Pottery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Zipperer’s ongoing workshop, Family Clay Play, also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please visit bacastreetpottery.com or santafecreativetourism.org. - Stories in Clay: Ceramics...

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Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part One

Stories in Clay: Ceramics Workshops with Ginny Zipperer — Part One

Potter and sculptor Ginny Zipperer has nearly forty years of experience in ceramics. Mostly self-taught, Ms. Zipperer has worked with functional pottery, raku, and bas relief sculpture. She currently teaches and works at Baca Street Pottery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Zipperer’s ongoing workshop, Family Clay Play, also a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please visit bacastreetpottery.com or santafecreativetourism.org. - Stories in Clay: Ceramics...

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Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

Five Questions with Sasha Linda Wasko

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

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Fantasy Desert Butte Landscape: A Work-in-Progress with Margot Guerrera

Fantasy Desert Butte Landscape: A Work-in-Progress with Margot Guerrera

Margot Guerrera — sculptor, adornment designer, and painter of miniatures — works in watercolor and other natural pigments, which she collects and makes herself. Her work is available to view and purchase at her Etsy shop, MargotGuerrera. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Guerrera’s ongoing workshops: Miniature Painting, Mineral Pigment Making, and Sacred Painting. For more information, please visit margotguerrera.blogspot.com, artistsminerals.blogspot.com, or...

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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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Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

Five Questions with Andrea Cermanski

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

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Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

Artist’s Statement: Sasha Linda Wasko

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

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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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A Delicate Obsession: Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova

A Delicate Obsession: Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova

Santa Fe glass artist Donna Nova specializes in lampworked beads. Her designs and jewelry have appeared in dozens of publications over the years, and her finished work has sold in bead shops and galleries across the country, from the Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery in Dallas, Texas, to Washington, D.C.’s Beadazzled. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova Designs. For more information, please visit donnanova.com or santafecreativetourism.org....

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Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

- - - - - - - Sharing the Holiday Joy: Art Workshops with Santa Fe Creative Tourism by Luke Fannin You may have noticed lately, on this blog or through the extensive network of artists, art students, and art lovers with whom we communicate, that we here at Santa Fe Creative Tourism have been on the lookout for workshop testimonials, reviews, and stories. That’s because we like to hear about the good work our artists do, the enthusiasm their efforts engender across the country and around the...

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Art Adventures in the Southwest: Drawing & Painting Workshops with Jane Shoenfeld

Art Adventures in the Southwest: Drawing & Painting Workshops with Jane Shoenfeld

Pastel and mixed media artist Jane Shoenfeld has more than 20 years of experience as a fine arts teacher and art therapist. Her work has been included in exhibitions through the Smithsonian Institute, the Las Cruces Museum, Millicent Rogers Museum, and Brooklyn Museum. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Shoenfeld’s ongoing workshops, Art Adventures in the Southwest, a part of DIY Santa Fe 2014. For more information, please visit skyfields.net or santafecreativetourism.org....

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Testimonial: Southwest Egg Decorating with Elizabeth Mesh

Testimonial: Southwest Egg Decorating with Elizabeth Mesh

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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In Authentic Light: Photography Workshops with Craig Varjabedian

In Authentic Light: Photography Workshops with Craig Varjabedian

Fine art photographer Craig Varjabedian has been creating profound images of the American landscape for 40 years. His work has appeared in the Albuquerque Museum, the Afterimage Photography Gallery in Dallas, and Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe, among many others, and has also been collected in several books, including Landscape Dreams: A New Mexico Portrait, and Ghost Ranch and the Faraway Nearby. His upcoming show, Under a Western Sky, opens this Friday, December 6, at William R. Talbot...

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Testimonial: Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Testimonial: Weaving Workshops with Miriam Leth-Espensen

Fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, owner and operator of Miriam’s Well and the Santa Fe School of Weaving, has more than 50 years of professional knitting, weaving, and design experience. Her boutique store in downtown Santa Fe features her finished work, knitting and weaving kits of her own design, and Santa Fe’s largest selection of weaving, knitting, and spinning materials. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Leth-Espensen’s ongoing fiber arts workshops. For...

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Photo Intensive Workshops with Don Kirby

Photo Intensive Workshops with Don Kirby

Landscape photographer Don Kirby has been producing iconic images of the American landscape for more than 35 years. Selected collections of his work have appeared in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Portland (Oregon) Art Museum, and Santa Fe’s New Mexico History Museum. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Kirby’s Santa Fe Photo Intensive Workshops. For more information, please visit donkirby.com or santafecreativetourism.org.     Photo Intensive...

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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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The Territory of Emotions: Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire

The Territory of Emotions: Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire

Artist and creativity coach Julie Claire, owner of Full Bloom Coaching, has worked as a singer/songwriter, painter, and co-owner of a ceramics art business. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present her upcoming workshops: Paint Big, Live Big! Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire and Intuitive Painting with Julie Claire: Release the Old, Invoke the New. For more information, please visit fullbloomcoaching.com or santafecreativetourism.org. The Territory of Emotions: Intuitive Painting with...

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Five Questions with Jane Shoenfeld

Five Questions with Jane Shoenfeld

Pastel and mixed media artist Jane Shoenfeld has more than 20 years of experience as a fine arts teacher and art therapist. Her work has been included in exhibitions through the Smithsonian Institute, the Las Cruces Museum, Millicent Rogers Museum, and Brooklyn Museum. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Shoenfeld’s ongoing workshops, Art Adventures in the Southwest. For more information, please visit skyfields.net or santafecreativetourism.org.     Five Questions with...

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“Everything is Turning”: A Work-in-Progress with Marguerite Wilson

“Everything is Turning”: A Work-in-Progress with Marguerite Wilson

Fiber artist Marguerite Wilson, a student of Vaastu architecture and sacred geometry, creates beautiful handmade quilts. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present her workshops: Finding Order in Times of Chaos and Building a Vaastu House in the Twenty-First Century, also a part of DIY Santa Fe. For more information, please visit margueritewilson.com or  santafecreativetourism.org.   “Everything is Turning”: A Work-in-Progress with Marguerite Wilson We asked artists to give...

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Testimonial: Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest

Testimonial: Jane Shoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest

Pastel and mixed media artist Jane Shoenfeld has more than 20 years of experience as a fine arts teacher and art therapist. Her work has been included in exhibitions through the Smithsonian Institute, the Las Cruces Museum, Millicent Rogers Museum, and Brooklyn Museum. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Shoenfeld’s ongoing workshops, Art Adventures in the Southwest. For more information, please visit skyfields.net or santafecreativetourism.org.       Testimonial:...

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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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So Many Quilts, So Little Time: Marguerite Wilson on “Moon Garden”

So Many Quilts, So Little Time: Marguerite Wilson on “Moon Garden”

Fiber artist Marguerite Wilson, a student of Vaastu architecture and sacred geometry, creates beautiful handmade quilts. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present her workshops: Finding Order in Times of Chaos and Building a Vaastu House in the Twenty-First Century, also a part of DIY Santa Fe. For more information, please visit margueritewilson.com or  santafecreativetourism.org.   So Many Quilts, So Little Time: Marguerite Wilson on “Moon Garden” We asked artists to...

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

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

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

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Woven Oneness: Julianna Poldi on “Raven”

Woven Oneness: Julianna Poldi on “Raven”

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

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Five Questions with Marguerite Wilson

Five Questions with Marguerite Wilson

Fiber artist Marguerite Wilson, a student of Vaastu architecture and sacred geometry, creates beautiful handmade quilts. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present her workshops: Finding Order in Times of Chaos and Building a Vaastu House in the Twenty-First Century. For more information, please visit margueritewilson.com or santafecreativetourism.org.     Five Questions with Marguerite Wilson SFCT:  What do you wish you had known when you were first starting out as an artist?...

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The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick

The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Diane Rolnick’s experimental digital mixed media workshops (October 19 & 26) . For more information, please visit or dianerolnick.com or santafecreativetourism.org.         The Road to Something Else: Digital Mixed Media with Diane Rolnick by Luke Fannin Mixed media artist Diane Rolnick has never let herself or her work be pinned down by a single medium, working extensively in oils, acrylic, encaustic, and printmaking,...

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

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

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

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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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Quilting and Vaastu Architecture with Marguerite Wilson

Quilting and Vaastu Architecture with Marguerite Wilson

Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Marguerite Wilson’s workshops: Finding Order in Times of Chaos and Building a Vaastu House in the Twenty-First Century. For more information, please visit margueritewilson.com or santafecreativetourism.org.       Quilting and Vaastu Architecture with Marguerite Wilson by Luke Fannin Artists who combine multiple mediums or disciplines in their work are increasingly common, and as technology and techniques develop those...

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Five Questions with Mudman Johnson

Five Questions with Mudman Johnson

Robert Francis “Mudman” Johnson is a poet, sculptor, and teacher. He specializes in ecological psychology and is a steadfast advocate for the environment in all things. His teachings and classes emphasize forging a spiritual bond with the Earth through direct physical contact — playing in the mud. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Johnson’s workshops: Healing the Earth, Earthprayers, and Make Mud Not War. For more information, please...

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Joy: A Work-in-Progress with Linda Storm

Joy: A Work-in-Progress with Linda Storm

Artist and gallerist Linda Storm is the owner of Last Gallery on the Right, and she also works in oil, acrylic, mixed media and “wearable art,” and is a licensed Montessori teacher. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Storm’s ongoing workshops: Paint Your Own Miniature Wearable Art, The Sensorial Experience of Art (a workshop for children), and The Magic of Primary Colors. For more information, please visit  lindastormart.com,  santafegallery.biz  or...

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Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

Finding Truth in Abstraction: Andrea Cermanski and the Abstract Landscape

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

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Five Questions with Donna Nova

Five Questions with Donna Nova

Santa Fe glass artist Donna Nova specializes in lampworked beads. Her designs and jewelry have appeared in dozens of publications over the years, and her finished work can be found in bead shops and galleries across the country, from the Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery in Dallas, Texas, to Washington, D.C.’s Beadazzled. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Glass Bead Making with Donna Nova Designs. For more information, please visit donnanova.com or...

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Capo di Muro: A Work-in-Progress with Tony Buchen

Capo di Muro: A Work-in-Progress with Tony Buchen

A metal sculptor for 25 years, Tony Buchen transitioned to three-dimensional virtual modeling full time in 2000. He and his collaborator, Jeralyn Goodwin, create photographs, videos, and 3-D prints of their virtual models, which can be seen at their studio and gallery in Santa Fe’s Railyard Art District. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Mr. Buchen’s ongoing workshop: Made in the Future: Working in Virtual Space. For more information, please visit buchen-goodwin.com  or...

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

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

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

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Five Questions with Theo Helmstadter

Five Questions with Theo Helmstadter

Santa Fe potter Theo Helmstadter specializes in stoneware ceramics for both the fine art collector and the everyday user. His studio-gallery, Green River Pottery, located at the Lena Street Lofts, is open daily. You can also read about Mr. Helmstadter’s work and life as an artist on his blog, The Potter’s Notebook. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Pottery with Theo Helmstadter. For more information, please visit greenriverpottery.com or...

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

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

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

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism: Year of Sweepstakes, Contests, and Giveaways

Santa Fe Creative Tourism: Year of Sweepstakes, Contests, and Giveaways

SANTA FE, NM — September 2013. Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces a year of workshop giveaways in partnership with Heritage Hotels. This exciting new series of contests and sweepstakes invites participants to share their best ideas, talents, and creations in an effort to win a free workshop with one of Santa Fe’s finest artists. Five giveaways are planned through April 2014, with three already underway: Facebook Fiber Arts Contest: Are you handy with a needle and thread? Does a ball of...

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Photography Workshops (and more!) with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

Photography Workshops (and more!) with Santa Fe Creative Tourism

                A Medium Evolves, but Santa Fe’s Fine Art Photographers Stand Tall by Luke Fannin I spend a lot of time looking at photographs, everything from friends’ Facebook albums and old family photos to the latest updates on the handful of photography blogs I follow. And anytime I spend more than a few minutes doing this, I end up ruminating on the awesome power of photography, how, in its various forms, it has become such a central,...

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Five Questions with Steven Bundy

Five Questions with Steven Bundy

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

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Dynamic, Dimensional, and Bold: Paula Roland on “Between World”

Dynamic, Dimensional, and Bold: Paula Roland on “Between World”

Artist Paula Roland creates encaustic paintings and monotypes which use “an intuitive language of repetitive mark-making … a narrative revealing the interplay between the natural world, art, culture, and spirit” (Paula Roland, Artist’s Statement). She is currently represented by William Siegal Gallery. Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to present Ms. Roland’s ongoing encaustic workshops. For more about the artist, visit paularoland.com. For workshop details,...

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