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

A.J. Costen


Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Rosie Carter


Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Jeri Burzin


Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Carol van der Harten


Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving