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

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Carol van der Harten


Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

JanyRae Seda

Oil Painter

Jeri Burzin


Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Rosie Carter


Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word