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

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Carol van der Harten


Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Jeri Burzin


Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

A.J. Costen