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

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Carol van der Harten


Dian Law

Silk Batik

Rosie Carter


Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

JanyRae Seda

Oil Painter

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Jeri Burzin


Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis