Sunday September 13 – Friday September 18, 2020


We are pleased to announce that two very talented instructors have agreed to become the newest members of our instructor team.

Our 2020 Instructors.


Susan Kathleen Black Foundation

Main Instructors 2020

Michael Shane Neal

Paul Jackson

Returning Guest Instructors 2020

John & Suzie Seerey-Lester
Greg Beecham
Lee Cable
Guy Combes
Andrew Denman
Caleb Goggans
Nancy Foureman
Janene Grende
Heiner Hertling
John Hulsey
Ann Trusty

Chris Knapp
Tom Lucas
Jeanne Mackenzie
Kalon Baughan
Wanda Mumm
John Phelps
David Rankin
Ken Shanika
Rod Lawrence
Mort Solberg
Larry Wollam


Bob Koenke


Bill Knapp


Anthony Cannata


Angela Sauro Davis


Bob Bahr

These great artists have instructed for us over the years. They are our guests but are available for you to study with, get critiques from, etc on an informal basis during the week. These special classes will be added to the week’s agenda.

*Added art industry related programs to be added later.

The golden colors of the Aspen are calling again as we start planning for another memorable event in Dubois, WY.

Event fee: $1095 private room



room w/named participating artist (this discount does not include non-artist spouses/guests)

Includes 5-day workshop, kick-off party, 6 nights lodging

and great meals catered all week.


Cancellation Policy – Please read carefully. A $100 cancellation fee applies if you cancel once you have registered and have made a payment. There is NO refund, for any reason, if you cancel the workshop within 60 days of the event. We understand that last minute emergencies, illnesses or conflicts come up that cannot be controlled, and we are truly sorry, but due to committed expenses on the part of SKB, we unable to make exceptions.


You and your muse will be able to retreat from the world for a few days and recharge that creative battery, hook-up with old friends and welcome new ones to our ever growing family of artists.


*Emailed updates with all needed information including agenda, art supplies, and more will be sent to you during the weeks leading up to the workshop.

September 13, Sunday:

Registration at Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, kick-off party


September 14 – 18:

Monday through Friday: Workshop


September 19, Saturday:

Airport transportation from and to Jackson Hole will be available for arrival Sep 13 and departure Sep 19. It is recommended you drive if feasible as this will give you maximum schedule flexibility during the workshop.


You are encouraged to come early and/or stay late to take advantage of Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks.   You are responsible for costs for dates outside of the Sep 13 (arrival day), Sep 19 (final lodging night) dates.

This workshop event is for advanced artists. Spouses who are involved in marketing/promotion are welcome to register and participate. ADULTS ONLY PLEASE.


Your Registration Fee includes room accommodations. Due to agreements with our vendors (lodging, meals, etc) registration fees remain as stated above regardless of whether you choose to have a roommate or to eat some meals outside of our meals at Headwaters Arts and Conference Center.

Returning participants need to fill out the contact information portion but do not need to reapply for the jury process with images. It is recommended that you reserve and pay for your workshop space as early as possible because of the attendance limitation and a long list of new participants wanting to join us this year.

(*All participants will need to fill out the application. click on the link below.)

REGISTRATION: Participating Adults Only Please.  Register online at, click on 2020 Workshop. Payment of registration fee is through PayPal only. The registration form will take you to PayPal for your payment.

*Lodging information will accompany your registration confirmation.

How are you traveling?   If coming by air and you need shuttle service send arrival/departure from Jackson Airport as soon as you have the information. *Please note- as much as possible your plane needs to arrive September 13 before 3 p.m. to give you time to register and settle into your room before the kick-off party at 7 p.m. It is about 1 ½ hrs to Dubois.  Driving is recommended if possible. There will be car pools for getting to plein air locations.

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