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

Rosie Carter


Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

JanyRae Seda

Oil Painter

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Carol van der Harten


Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Jeri Burzin


Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design