From January through October, Sorrel Sky Gallery is hosting 1, 2 and 3-day workshops. Featuring painting, basketry and photography,
each artist will share their knowledge, their skills and their inspiration. Enroll now to learn something new,
refine your own abilities and feed your personal artistic passion.

Please call us 970-247-3555 or 505-501-6555 or 866-878-3555 to sign-up for a workshop.

Sharon Abshagen

Landscapes, Street Scenes and the Figure in the Landscape | DURANGO

Artist/Teacher: Sharon Abshagen
When: March 17-19, 2017
Location: Durango 

Sharon Abshagen believes that “people become artists because they see the world in a different light.” She is passionate about painting from everyday life and hopes to aid aspiring painters to realize their passion as well. This workshop will focus on improving technique, taking the painting to the next level and learning how to self-critique. Weather permitting, the final day will be spent painting in plein air, incorporating newly-honed skills. This class is designed for beginners to intermediate.

Mimi Bonkowske

Pine Needle Basket Making | DURANGO

Artist/Teacher: Mimi Bonkowske
When: April 1 & 2, 2017
Location: Durango 
Cost: $350

Stephen Day

Building Confidence in Painting Landscapes | DURANGO

Artist/Teacher: Stephen Day
When: April 7-9, 2017 
Location: Durango 
Cost: $250

Peggy Immel

Elements of Landscape Painting | DURANGO

Artist/Teacher: Peggy Immel
When: April 28-39, 2017
Location: Durango 
Cost: $300 - $200/2 days

Robert Turner
Landscape Photography | DURANGO
Artist/Teacher: Robert Turner
When: September 28 - October 1, 2017 
Location: Durango 
Cost: $450 - $300/2days

Jane Chavez

Horsehair Basket Weaving | SANTA FE

Artist/Teacher: Jane Chavez
When: January 14, 2017
Location: Santa Fe
Cost: $175


BJ Briner

Interpretive Landscapes | SANTA FE

Artist/Teacher: BJ Briner
When: March 24-26, 2017
Location: Santa Fe
Cost: $350 - $125/per diem

Michael Lewis

Landscapes and Portraits | SANTA FE

Artist/Teacher: Michael Lewis
When: April 1 & 2, 2017
Location: Santa Fe
Cost: $250
Martha Kellar

Still Life Painting | SANTA FE

Artist/Teacher: Martha Kellar
When: April 8 & 9, 2017
Location: Santa Fe
Cost: $200 - $110/per diem

Kevin Red Star

Learning the Acrylic Layering Technique From a Master | SANTA FE

Artist/Teacher: Kevin Red Star
When: April 21-23, 2017
Location: Santa Fe
Cost: $600















Please call us 970-247-3555 or 505-501-6555 or 866-878-3555 to sign-up for a workshop.  We require a 50% minimum deposit to reserve a space. The final payment is due two weeks prior to the workshop. We accept credit cards, cash, and checks.


If you need to cancel your reservation, please notify us 30 days prior to the workshop.  There is a $50 cancellation fee. We cannot offer a refund after 30 days.  If a workshop is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will receive a full refund.  We are, however, not responsible for additional costs – i.e. transportation or accommodation expenses.


Sorrel Sky Gallery has teamed up several inns and hotels in both Durango and Santa Fe to offer discounted accommodations.  Please call the gallery and we can provide you with a list of the inns and hotels.