Workshops & Retreats


Kim Caird

Kim Caird  is a native New Mexican and honors graduate of UNM. Kim has a passion for nature, learning, and retreat work that facilitates human growth and spiritual transformation. Her encounters with the Dominican Sisters’

Simone Campbell

Simone Campbell, SSS, is Executive Director of NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. She is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience is public policy and advocacy for systemic change. She lobbies

Barbara Campbell

Barbara Campbell is an experienced potter whose beautiful work can be seen in galleries throughout the area and on the El Rito Studio Tour. She teaches regularly and has been selling her work at the

Nancy Candea

An activist in the global health revolution, Nancy is committed to practicing the best version of herself every day, and to using her talents to contribute to the upliftment of humankind. Nancy’s ongoing journey is

David Canfield

David Canfield has practiced a lifetime of creative living, and has extensive experience with ceramic sculpture, drawing, painting and writing. He and his wife Kate, who wrote the curriculum for this course, operated an art

Peg Carlson-hoffman

Peg Carlson-Hoffman's passion for art and faith includes designing worship spaces and experiential environments for others to engage the Holy. By creating cloths and banners for worship, she presents ancient symbols of the Christian church as

Bill Carter

The Rev. William Carter is pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clarks Summit, PA, and a well-known jazz musician. He serves as the pastor and head of staff of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks

Claudio Carvalhaes

Claudio Carvalhaes, a theologian and artist, was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he also earned his degree from the Independent Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He was ordained by the Independent Presbyterian Church of

Joseph Cavalieri

Joseph Cavalieri's aim is to merge contemporary imagery with the time-honored processes of painted, stained glass, a material with a powerful spiritual history. Cavalieri is an award winning native New York artist and educator. His

Natalie Cediel

Natalie Cediel  is a veterinarian, lecturer, and researcher at the Universidad Antonio Nariño and a consultant for GRI in Bogotá, Colombia.

Becky Chamberlain

Becky Chamberlain is a Presbyterian Church (USA) pastor now serving as Faith Community Liaison at Ghost Ranch.  She has led pilgrimages to Ireland and to Iona.

Sheryl Chard

Sheryl Chard is the founding director of the Sofia Center for Professional Development at Bosque School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Sofia Center is the manifestation of many of Sheryl’s passions – her love of

Diane Chase

A practitioner of Eastern philosophy and the Oriental healing arts since 1977, Diane Chase has practiced as a licensed Massage and Shiatsu therapist (NM. LMT #1067)  in  private practice and clinical settings for over 20 

Margo Chavez

Margo Chavez was born in Las Cruces and now lives in Santa Fe. She teaches interdisciplinary classes in the Honors College at UNM in Albuquerque. She has taught Spanish and French at the Santa Fe

Robert Chesnut

When Robert Chesnut became pastor in 1988, East Liberty was a church with an impressive building (built by the Mellon family). Over the next ten years Chesnut sparked a remarkable turnaround in membership, ministry, and

Richard Choe

Richard Chung-sik Choe is minister at Kingston Road United Church and has been photographing professionally for over 20 years. He shares his sense of beauty in and through worship celebrations, workshops, public speaking, and teaching

Michelle Chrisman

 Michelle Chrisman is a graduate of The School of Visual Arts in New York City and she studied painting at the Art Student’s Leagues of New York City and Denver, CO. Michelle has been an

Tom Christian

Tom Christian is a scholar of religion, spirituality, and depth psychology. He holds a Ph.D. in the field of Mythological Studies with an emphasis in Depth Psychology. Tom’s dissertation research focused upon the cultural and

Annie Cicale

The world of books has captivated Annie Cicale since she was a child. Fascinated by writing, her first Osmiroid fountain pen led her to the world of calligraphy. After a short stint as a chemical

Mireya Cirici

Artist Mireya Cirici, MA, explores creative language through a combination of writing, drawing, painting and telling stories. She studied at the Univ. of Barcelona, Spain, California, San Diego, Paris and the Art Institute in San

Lucy Clark

Lucy Clark is an award winning, hand build ceramic artist who utilizes the coil method. She studied with a master potter in St. Augustine, Florida, beginning in 2009. After almost 20 years as a Massage

Barbara Close

Barbara Close is an internationally known calligrapher and designer of many years. Her home studio is located in southern California. Looking at her work you can tell that she thoroughly enjoys her creative passion with

Tracy Coan

If I could share only one thing with you, it would be my favorite quote by Joseph Campbell - “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” I believe that with my whole

Mitch Coggin

Mitch Coggin is the Transitional Pastor at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Victoria, British Columbia. Celebrating the 40th year of his ordination, he has been a hospital chaplain, installed pastor, and transitional pastor. Mitch is a

Kate Coleman

Kate Coleman fell in love with Ghost Ranch during her visit in 1964. After raising three "little women" and a career in government service, she is living the dream as a tour guide at Ghost

Constance Congdon

Constance Congdon has been called “one of the best playwrights our country and our language has ever produced” by Tony Kushner in his introduction her collection Tales of the Lost Formicans and Other Plays. In

Kelly Conkling

Kelly Schneider Conkling, an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and an artist, has an ongoing passion for the relationship between creativity and spirituality as being essential to one’s knowledge of self and God. She

Doug Conwell

Douglas Conwell co-founded Earth Walks® in 1989 and has been director since 1991. He holds a Masters Degree in Urban Affairs from the University of Colorado, a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education from the University

Jennifer Cook

A former university professor and winner of the Adamian Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr. Jennifer Carol Cook is a teacher, writer, speaker and avid world traveler. She has explored dozens of countries and hundreds

Cordelia Coronado

Cordelia Coronado's life is rooted in tradition and the land. All her activities, including her personal life, her community service, and her art, harmoniously function to preserve the way of life she loves.One of Santa

Steve Cox

Steve Cox makes his living as a Biologist, studying birds for over 25 years. He not only studies birds' professional, he is also an avid birder. Steve has taught bird identification classes for the University of

Teresa L Crosier, D.O.M.

Teresa L Crosier To escape the abuse in her childhood home, Dr. Teresa L Crosier, D.O.M. found solace in her grandmother’s backyard herb garden. Using knowledge passed down through a lineage of medicine women, and instilled

Juliana Crownover

Juliana Crownover is an award-winning pastelist who has been painting in pastels for over 20 years and teaching for 10 years. She has a BA from Austin College in biology, art, and environmental studies. A

Clarence Cruz

Clarence Cruz is Tewa from Ohkay Owingeh pueblo. A graduate of the University of New Mexico, he has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Allan Houser Legacy Award, honoring pueblo potters. He has traveled in

Nancy Culmone

Nancy Culmone's childhood love of lettering and drawing was refined at The Cooper Union School of Art where she studied painting, printmaking and calligraphy. She teaches these disciplines as a language of creative expression in

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