#82 How to Host an Art Workshop

If you’re looking to learn a new art skill and get the benefit of meeting other artists, why not host an art workshop? Art instructors travel all over the world to teach their classes, and the students follow. I’ll give you suggestions on art spaces, lodging, and go through all the other details you’ll need to consider if you want to host an art class yourself.

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Studio Joy, in Kansas City, Missouri, where Amanda Jolley hosts art workshops.
Connie Solera teaches art workshops in Mexico that are hosted by Connie Solera at ArtHouse Oaxaca.
Jana Freeman hosts workshops at Way Art Yonder Studio, which is at her home near San Diego, California.

If you do a search for art workshops, or art retreats, you’ll find many choices all over the world. Here are some from artists that I’ve interviewed for this podcast:

Episode #31: Jodi Ohl hosts retreats near her home at ArtWorks Vass and also teaches at Way Art Yonder Studio with Jana Freeman. Here’s her calendar of classes.

Jana Freeman from Episode #39 has created Way Art Yonder Studio at her home near San Diego, California. She hosts retreats every month. Here is her calendar.

Connie Solera from Episode #45 hosts and teaches art workshops at various places, including Mexico, Costa Rica and Sedona. Here is her website.

In Episode #57, Laura Horn introduced her new workshop she is co-hosting in Bali. 

Lisa Sonora, in Episode #67, tells us all about her retreat space in Oaxaca, Mexico where artists can teach workshops.

In Episode #73: Chris Zydel, she hosts and teaches classes in Bodega Bay, California.

And in Episode #81: Amanda Jolley, she hosts classes at her Studio Joy in Kansas City, Missouri. Here is her website.

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