Mancos School of the West Workshops

When you enroll in a class or workshop at Mancos School of the West, you’ve embarked on a journey into an inspiring landscape of creativity. Learn skills from artistic masters in mediums ranging from iron work to mosaic, photography to fibers, set against the splendid backdrop of the beautiful and historic Mancos Valley.

Meet Our Instructors

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Rosie Carter


Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Jeri Burzin


Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Carol van der Harten


Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

A.J. Costen


Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word