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

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

A.J. Costen


Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Carol van der Harten


Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Rosie Carter


Dian Law

Silk Batik

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Jeri Burzin


Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting