Category: Facilitators

Your hosts, Robert Masla & Monica Levine

Monica Levine and Robert Masla have three children, Aiyana, Narieka and Brahm. They live in Western Massachusetts and have been visiting Puerto Vallarta for over thirty years. They found the community of Boca de Tomatlan, 10 miles south… Read More

Robert Burridge

Join Bob Burridge for his Tropical EscaPaint in Mexico – January 22 – 29, 2022  “The Casa Experience was -spiritual magic- Bob Burridge was even more masterful as an instructor than I anticipated -the Best! Kate was also wonderful”… Read More

Michele Byrne

Join renown painter Michele Byrne for her first workshop with us at Casa de los Artistas as part of our Casa Virtual Workshop Fiesta: A Trip to Mexico through Impressionistic Palette Knife & Brush Painting in oil. Then join her… Read More

Rip Caswell

Join renowned wildlife sculptor Rip Caswell for a unique week of incredible learning and fun at Casa de los Artistas. Last time Rip taught at the Casa they had just birthed a few Black Jaguars and Bengal Tigers…. Read More

Frank Eber

Join renown artist Frank Eber for his Casa Virtual Workshop Fiesta – Interpreting impressions of Mexico in watercolor – A virtual experience, March 22, 23, 24, 2021 and Join him in Mexico in 2022, (date posted soon)

Sterling Edwards

Sterlings return to the Casa to be announced Sterlings workshop in 2012, 2013, 2014 workshops were fantastic and we look forward to his return! – Date to be announced. “The Casa Experience was excellent! – Sterling Edwards is a… Read More

Andy Evansen

Andy Evansen – Loosening Up Your Watercolor Painting  Andy Evanson, View from Boca Footbridge, watercolor on paper Andy Evansen’s interest in art started in childhood, as he can’t recall a time when he wasn’t drawing. He decided to… Read More

Tony Van Hasselt

We eagerly anticipate Tony’s return for his 5th trip to the Casa. February 22 – 29, 2020 We are honored to have master watercolor plein air painter and veteran international watercolor instructor Tony Van Hasselt make the Casa… Read More

Paul Jackson

Join renown watercolor artist and sought after instructor, Paul Jackson for his first workshop with us at Casa de los Artistas

Shelby Keefe

Shelby Keefe paints in a bold brush, realistic style uniquely her own. Living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she earned a BFA in 1981 then embarked upon a career as a graphic designer. She became a full-time fine artist in 2005 and now… Read More

Peter Kitchell

Peter Kitchell was born in 1950 in Cambridge, MA to architect/ artist parents. He was encouraged to paint at a very young age and began his formal training at the Modern Art and DeYoung Museums in San Francisco… Read More

Narieka & Gedezou Laurissaint-Masla

Narieka Laurissaint-Masla is a body based performance artist, facilitator and Yoga instructor. She is dedicated to bringing together contemplative practice, embodied creative expression and critical social and ecological inquiry to address and catalyze healing and social change. Narieka grew… Read More

Jane Lund

Jane is a widely collected artist whose has been working in pastels for more than 25 years Her pastel paintings have been published and exhibited extensively and are in museums and numerous prestigious private collections, among them are… Read More

Tom Lynch

Join Tom Lynch when he returns to the Casa February 5 to 12,  2022 Tom Lynch is an internationally renown artist and workshop instructor and has been referred to as one of the nation’s premier watercolorists. He brings to his… Read More

John MacDonald

John MacDonald was born in 1957 in Lafayette, Indiana. He earned his MFA from Washington University of St. Louis and a graduate degree in painting and drawing from Purdue University. He studied printmaking in Avignon, France and painting… Read More

Richard Masla

Richard Masla, is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, he has traveled to India more than 25 times over the past 35 years to study the philosophy and practice of Yoga, Ayurveda and massage. He has studied traditional Ayurveda under Dr…. Read More

Paul McCormack

 Paul McCormack, “Expectations”, watercolor, 37″ x 23″ Paul W. McCormack was born in Rahway, New Jersey in 1962. He received his formal art training at DuCret School of the Arts where he later became a faculty member. Sharing his… Read More

Jim McVicker

 McVicker, Plein Air Self Portrait,  – 18″ x 14, oil on canvas Jim McVicker  At the age of 21, upon seeing nineteenth century French landscape paintings, I had an awakening to art. The beauty and sensitivity I saw in… Read More

Stan Miller

Stan Miller has been a professional painter in watercolor and egg tempera for more than thirty years. He has exhibited his paintings in numerous exhibitions, galleries and museums and is a signature member and award winner with the… Read More

Rob Okun

Rob Okun is a writer-editor, activist known for his strong advocacy for the pro-feminist men’s movement. He is a former executive director of the Men’s Resource Center for Change, one of the earliest men’s centers in North America…. Read More

Morgan Samuel Price

“Morgan Samuel Price is among the best of the true plein air painters of today…” writes Jean Stern PhD., Museum Director for the Joan Irvine Smith Museum of California Impressionists. Morgan Samuel Price has been included in sixty-three… Read More

Mario Andres Robinson

  Mario Andres Robinson was born in Altus, Oklahoma – where he resided with his family before relocating to New Jersey at the age of twelve. His artistic gift was discovered by a fifth grade teacher and a creative… Read More

Dave Santillanes

Capturing the Atmosphere Dave Santillanes, The Coming Rain, oil, 32″ x 24″ A self taught artist, Dave Santillanes began painting shortly after graduating from Colorado State University with a degree in Graphic Design. But he points to his… Read More

Randall Sexton

Join renown painter Randal Sexton for Expressive Brushwork in the Studio – – in Mexico – in 2022!  MARCH 19 – 26, 2022, RANDALL SEXTON Expressive Brushwork in Plein Air Click this link below to read about Randalls’… Read More

Keiko Tanabe

Join Keiko for her premier workshop at the Casa in Mexico this winter January 8 – 15, 2022. Capturing the Mexican Spirit – All Levels (basic knowledge & some previous experiences strongly recommended to gain the most benefit from… Read More

Lian Zhen

Lian Quan Zhen started sketching and painting in his childhood and continued as a hobby while practicing medicine as a family physician in Canton Province, China. After immigrating to the U.S. in 1985, he obtained a Bachelor of… Read More