Sorrel Sky Announces Master Artists to Teach in Its 5th Annual Artists Workshop Series

Durango and Santa Fe galleries to offer weekend courses in a variety of media for all skill levels

DURANGO, Colo.: December 2, 2015; Sorrel Sky Gallery announces its 5th Annual Artists Workshop Series with eight intensive weekend workshops offered at its galleries located in Durango, Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Workshops include offerings by master artists in a variety of media and techniques designed for those new to art making as well as skilled artists. Workshops are conducted in a small group environment to facilitate personalized instruction.

Sorrel Sky Gallery in Durango will host six workshops through April. The workshop series begins on February 5, 6 and 7 with Painting Animals with Emotion taught by animal portraitist Linda St. Clair, who will offer instruction in value, color and brushwork to bring the personality of each animal alive.

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On February 19, 20 and 21, painter Bonnie Conrad, OPA will offer Painting Real Life. Conrad is a signature member of Oil Painters of America, American Plains Artists and American Women Artists.

On March 5 and 6, Mimi Bonkowske will offer Weaving Baskets using pine needles.

On April 8, 9 and 10, painter and popular instructor Edward Aldrich returns to teach Painting Wildlife.

The 2016 workshop series concludes with The Basics of Landscape Painting taught by Stephen Day held on April 22, 23 and 24, 2016.

Sorrel Sky Gallery in Santa Fe will host two workshops in March. On March 5 and 6, award-winning Navajo jeweler Ray Tracey will offer Jewelry Making. On March 18, 19 and 20, oil painter Peggy Immel will offer Elements of Landscape Painting.

A complete listing of workshops is available at For more information and to register for a workshop call (970) 247-3555 or (866) 878-3555. Hotel accommodation packages are also available to those traveling.

Sorrel Sky Gallery’s fresh approach to Western art presents a select collection of contemporary and traditional fine art and jewelry for the discerning collector. Sorrel Sky Gallery was founded in Durango, CO in 2002 and opened its Santa Fe, NM location in 2014. It represents over 75 painters, sculptors and jewelers including bronze artist Star Liana York, painter Billy Schenck, and Ben Nighthorse, among others.

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