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

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Linda Walters

Stained Glass

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Duncan Rose

Fly Fishing & Fly Making

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Rosie Carter


Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

A.J. Costen


Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Carol van der Harten


Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Jeri Burzin


Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist