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

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Jeri Burzin


Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Carol van der Harten


Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

A.J. Costen


Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design