Workshops & Retreats


Kelsea Habecker

Kelsea Habecker is a poet, writer, and teacher. In 2007, her book of poetry, Hollow Out, was selected by U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic for publication. For five years, she was a teacher in an

Stephen B Hager

Stephen B. Hager, Ph.D., is a biology professor at Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, where he has been teaching and doing research in biology for nearly 20 years. In his classes, he explores with students

Kim Haines-Eitzen

Kim Haines-Eitzen is currently Professor of Early Christianity and Early Judaism in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell University. Her publications include a book on the scribes who copied early Christian texts and

Scott Haldeman

Professor Scott Haldeman is currently a Professor of Worship at Chicago Theological Seminary and focuses on the study of Protestant worship traditions in the United States. He is particularly interested in the interpretation of contemporary

Christine Simoneau Hales

Christine Simoneau Hales, after earning a BFA in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and painting in NYC for twenty plus years, now has an Icon studio in the Hudson Valley. She teaches Icon

Karen Hall

Karen Hall was born in Kentucky and educated in Texas at the University of Houston, where she graduated with Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in vocal performance. Additional study in operetta was completed at

Pomona Hallenbeck

Pomona Hallenbeck is active in illustration, textile design, paper-making, hand book binding, Pomona established the atelier Alleyworks in Austin, Texas. This award-winning, internationally-known artist resides at Ghost Ranch. For more information about her, see

Jamie Halpern

Jamie Halpern is an accomplished silversmith, lapidary artist and metalsmith instructor. His work reflects southwestern art and jewelry-making styles and is influenced by travels throughout the United States, the South Pacific and Europe. Working with

Suzanne Halvorson

Suzanne Halvorson has been a weaver since the early 1970's, and has her BSFA from Valparaiso University. She is well known for her innovative double weave scarves and stoles, as well as for her hand-woven liturgical

Trey Hammond

Trey Hammond has served as the pastor of the La Mesa Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico, for thirteen years. He previously served for three years as the coordinator for the Urban Ministry Office of the

Melissa Harris

Fulbright Scholar, internationally published artist, and author, Melissa offers a combination of technique with an ability to tune into each student to help them find their own individual expressive style. Her book, "99 Keys to

Steve Harris

Steve Harris describes his career as that of a "River Worker", centered on the Rio Grande as it courses through the desert Southwest. He is a river outfitter and guide, a river and flood rescue

Melanie Harris

Dr. Melanie L. Harris is Associate Professor of Religion and Ethics at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where she teaches in the areas of Christian Social Ethics, Womanist Religious Thought, African American Literature

Jennifer Harvey

Dr. Jennifer Harvey, Professor of Religion, Drake University, is the author, most recently, of Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation (Eerdmans, 2014).

Frances Hatfield

Frances Hatfield is a Jungian analyst in private practice and a poet. Her work has appeared in Parabola, Jung Journal, Psychological Perspectives, Numinous, Monterey Bay Anthology of Poetry, The Book of Now,  Her Texas: Poem, Image,

Geneen Marie Haugen

Geneen Marie Haugen, PhD, grew up as a free-range wildish kid with a run amok magination. The wild Earth has been her mysterious, magical, and mossy-rooted companion and teacher. She is a guide to the

Sherri Hausser

Reverend Sherri Hausser launched the Center for Innovation at San Francisco Theological Seminary in 2013. Prior to that, she served for twelve years as an Associate Pastor at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, in Pennsylvania where

Mona Haydar

Mona Haydar practices a life of spiritual activism, poetry, and advocacy for living gently upon the Earth. She teaches introductory classes on Islamic spirituality, leads workshops on creative writing, performs her poetry, and lectures regularly on Islam.

John Hayden

John Hayden, Tijeras, NM, is a retired forest ranger who knows the natural and human history of Northern New Mexico like few others. He shares his love for God through appreciation of His creation and

Jim Heaney

Within the flow of family, business, or daily life responsibilities, Jim Heaney attempts to ground his life in the present moment. Through his work in the boardroom, prison ministry, homeless shelters, men’s work – he

Joe Heithaus

Instructor: Joe Heithaus, Professor of English Literature and Writing at DePauw University, is the author of Poison Sonnets (David Robert Books 2012), which grew out of his group of sonnets about poison plants that are

Kim Henkel

Kim Henkel is the featured artist at KHStudio. She holds an MFA in sculpture and currently teaches Fine Art at UNM Taos Branch. Her passion for the outdoors and creative object making go hand in

Shawn Henry

Shawn is an English teacher with a master’s degree in education from Harvard, having taught at university, high school and middle school levels.  She helps lead a writing group and has won short story and

Peter Henry

Peter, a Ph.D. graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is currently the pastor of Grosse Pointe Memorial Church outside of Detroit. He and his wife Shawn are a teacher-pastor duo who share a love of literature and

Debra Hepler

Debra Hepler is the former Executive Director of Ghost Ranch. Her education and experience in healthcare administration, retreat centers, mission fields, education and fitness create the foundation for her Ghost Ranch workshop. She holds bachelors

Mimi Herman

Mimi Herman is the 2017 North Carolina Piedmont Laureate and a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist. Since 1990, she has engaged over 25,000 students with her warm and insightful teaching. Her writing has appeared in Michigan

Brian Heron

Brian Heron is an author, blogger, pastor, overly-ambitious cyclist,  and spiritual  pilgrim. He lives between the two worlds of traditional religion and emerging forms of spirituality. His search for the Sacred has taken him into

Keith Herron

Keith Herron is a pastor in St. Louis who practices pastoral ministry through raising thoughtful questions and allowing people room to explore the options on their own terms. With a background in ministry and psychology, Keith

KateLynn Hibbard

KateLynn Hibbard’s books of poems are Sleeping Upside Down and Sweet Weight, and she is editor of When We Become Weavers: Queer Female Poets on the Midwest.  Currently, she is working on a manuscript of historical poetry about

Catherine Hillis

Catherine Hillis primarily paints in watermedia, including busy street scenes, intricate florals, and her favorite, the historic sites near her home on the Blue Ridge in northern Virginia. The hallmarks of her work are rich

Tom Hirt

Tom Hirt has been making hats for thirty-plus years, starting out as apprentice under Art Henderson at the Wether Hat Shop in Colorado Springs. Known as the hatmaker for the movies, he designed and created

Chuck Hoffman

Chuck Hoffman has passion for the spiritual in art. He finds inspiration in the transcending connection of art, prayer and faith regardless of a person’s cultural background or religious tradition. Time spent living on the

Rev. Betty Whitted Holley

Rev. Betty Whitted Holley, Ph.D., holds degrees in Mathematics, Education, Environmental Ethics, African American Religious Studies and a Master of Divinity degree. She is the Professor of Environmental Ethics & African American Religious Studies at Payne

Eliza Holliday

Eliza Holliday began her lettering life as a calligrapher, using handlettering for wedding invitations, filling in certificates and creating retirement resolutions, but her interest in design drew her back to commercial art school to train

Lincoln Hollister

Professor Lincoln Hollister has brought college students to one-week field trips in northern New Mexico for 30 years, often using Ghost Ranch as a base. Newly retired from Princeton University, he is eager to share

Vivianne Holmes, Ph.D.

  Vivianne Holmes, Ph.D. is a Mainer whose love of metal and stone is fed by learning and working with other women in the beauty of the Southwest. Vivianne has learned and taught silversmithing at Ghost Ranch

Dan Howe

Dan Howe is a Ph.D. journeyman geologist from Buena Vista, Colorado. He has worked extensively in the oil and mineral industries and taught a wide array of college level eclectic subjects, including paleontology and a

Christopher Howell

Christopher is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Registered Yoga Therapist-200. He takes pride in providing clients with the opportunity to activate the deep self-healing properties which are available when clients are afforded optimal conditions, using

Rosie Huart

Rosie Huart graduated with degrees in Mental Health, Art and Psychology. As a mixed media artist, she teaches workshops and retreats, is self-published  and included in numerous art books. Rosie believes the making of art is a transformative

Marc Hudson

Marc Hudson says, "I am in awe of clay's ability to be malleable and supple, yet in the presence of local metamorphism (the heat of fire or an electric kiln), clay takes on some of

Ina Hughs

Ina Hughs is a newspaper columnist, having spent over 30 years writing personal narratives. She is the author of three books and her work has appeared in anthologies, magazines, journals, genre publications and public radio

Axel Hungerbehuler

Axel Hungerbeuhler, Ph.D., is a professor of natural science and the museum curator at Mesalands Community College, Tucumcari, New Mexico. He teaches college and high school students through STEM outreach. In 2014, a group of

Cindy Hunter

Cindy Hunter Morgan teaches in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University and is the author of a full-length poetry collection and two chapbooks. Harborless (Wayne State University Press) is

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