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

Janice T. Reich

Gourd Carving

Heather Leavitt Martinez

Hand Lettering

Linda Rose, MFA

Writing, Weaving, & Fabric Design

Kyle Bauman

Willow Artisan

Alex Bond

Natural Arts

Rosie Carter


Dee McAliney

The Paper Artist

Suzanne Strazza

Writer, The Written Word

Carol van der Harten


Shar Short

Fiber Arts

Brad Goodell

Letter Press Printing

Steve Williams

Artistic Blacksmith & Iron Work

Veryl Goodnight

Western Sculptor & Painter

Lily Russo

Mosaic Artis

Marilyn Kroeker

Pottery and Painting

Rena Wilson

Interior Design

Jan Wright

Southwest Watercolor Artist

Douglas Mehrens

Encaustic Arts

Dian Law

Silk Batik

Kelly Horrigan

Leather Craft

Jana Goldstein

Culinary Artist

Jeri Burzin


Linda Walters

Stained Glass

JanyRae Seda

Oil Painter