Art Classes on the
Beautiful Mendocino Coast
of Northern California


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Student housing is available

Ceramics
Fall Classes
Just Announced!

Shelby B. Smith
Fiber Arts
Fall Classes
Just Announced!

Kiranada Benjamin Sterling
Fine Art
Fall Classes
Just Announced!

Brian Davis

Jewelry
Fall Classes
Just Announced!

Tom Boylan

Sculpture
Fall Classes
Just Announced!

Judith Greenleaf

Open Studios


Open Studios

Register online or call
707 937-5818, ext. 10 • toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm

Ceramics
Champagne, Eva
Collier, Michele
Glover, Cliff
Gray, Jackson
Greenleaf, Judith
Gregor, Michelle
Lesch-Middelton, Forrest
Lewycky, Rocky
Liotta, Melanie Close
Loudon, Peggy
Nelson, Amber – July
Nelson, Amber – August
Ransom, Brian
Regan, Yon
Schmierer, Tiffany
Zdrazil, Dave

Fiber Arts
Dunnewold, Jane
Else, Susan
Fell, Deborah
Goldberg, Tricia
Hedstrom, Ana Lisa
Masopost, Katie Pasquini
Mayakis, Pavlos – July
Mayakis, Pavlos – August
Mayakis, Pavlos –
   Sep. 16-17

Mayakis, Pavlos –
   Sep. 30-Oct. 1

McCormic, Mickie
McGee, Joan
Partch, Ursula
Punch, Suzanne – July 8-9
Punch, Suzanne –
   July 10-12

Sinner, Lauren –
   July 21-22

Sinner, Lauren –
   July 23-24

Wolfe, Martha

Fine Art
Abshear, Debbie
Burridge, Bob – July 10-14
Burridge, Bob – July 17-21
Collins, Nancy – July
Collins, Nancy – Sep.
Collins, Nicholas
Dertner, Erin – July
Dertner, Erin – November
Donohue, Kate
Eanes, Mark – August

Fine Art (cont.)
Eanes, Mark – November
Evenhus, Jennifer
Freeman, Maria Cecilia
Gray-Weihman, Carole
Hall, Susan Elwart
Kratter, Paul
LeGault, Karen
Lord, Carolyn
Magovern, Peggy – August
Magovern, Peggy – October
Mayakis, Pavlos
Moore, Phawnda
Mustard, Caroline
O'Connor, Birgit
Oppenheimer, Sandy
Perloff, Erika
Post, Sara
Reiss, Arlene
Schildhauer, Cynthia
Spencer, Susan
Sullivan, Jacqueline
Vodden, Jeannie
White, Mira M.
Wilson, Michael
Yan, Henry

Jewelry
Coryell, Ronda
Driver, Dana
Gardner, Nancy
Harvin-Kennington,
   Andrea

Holschuh, Brandon
Karash, Deb
Lee, Mary Neuer
Mann, Thomas
Mitchell, Valerie
O'Connor, Harold
Park, Jennifer Jordan
Pendro, Trevi Alohilani –
   Youth Metals

Pendro, Trevi Alohilani –
   Oct.20-22

Sherman, Ira
Stone, Judy

Sculpture
Else, Susan
Greenleaf, Judith
Padgett, Walt
Gregor, Michelle
Jones, Elder
Regan, Yon

 

Places to stay, eat and shop
in Mendocino County

 North Coast Brewing Company

 

Stanford Inn By the Sea

 

 

KOZT - The Coast

 

Mendocino Music Festival

 

Albion River Inn

 

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Little River Inn

 

KZYX & Z
Alegria Oceanfront Inn & Cottages

 

The Higlight Gallery
Mendocino Jewelry Studio

 

Racines and Spunky Skunk
Point Cabrillo Lightkeepers Association

 

Mendocino Film Festival
Mendocino Theatre Company

 

Gloriana Musical Theatre
Wagner Photo Art

 

Skunk Train
KWINE
Surf and Sand Lodge
KMAX

 

Corners of the Mouth
Mendocino Open Paint Out

 

Mendocino Sandpiper

 

Dragonfly
Beach House Inn

 

 

Banner Image: Larry R. Wagner - Wagner Photo Art

Mendocino Art Center

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Elizabeth Petersen

The Mendocino Art Center is a very special place, located in a stunning, rural location, overlooking a rugged expanse of the Pacific Ocean, 150 miles north of San Francisco. It has been a haven for artists since 1959, when founders Bill and Jennie Zacha first realized the potential of this unique community as an artists' colony.

     Mendocino Art Center Figure Drawing Workshop

Today the Mendocino Art Center is a highly regarded artistic and educational institution known for retreat-style classes led by superlative artist-instructors. Approximately 150 two- to five-day classes are offered each year in ceramics, fiber arts, fine art, jewelry/metalsmithing and sculpture/ blacksmithing.

The art galleries feature monthly exhibitions spotlighting the creative works of local and national artists and the Mendocino Art Center continues to be at the heart of what makes the Mendocino Coast an enchanting and vibrant place to visit. Rejuvenate your soul and rekindle your spirit in this unique, retreat-like setting.