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The Artist’s Eye, The Writer’s Voice – G181018

Workshop ID: G181018
Dates: October 14 - October 19
Price: $545.00 - $995.00

This idea-filled workshop mixes guided writing, evocative images, lively discussion, sharing and supportive coaching. Walking, observing nature, and journal-writing in the awesome terrain of Ghost Ranch, explore inner and outer landscapes to deepen and animate our writing and purpose. To color creative work, we’ll draw on the art and words of outstanding artists who have captured Western landscapes.

Important Note: Single Occupancy is unavailable.


Package Price
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Dorm-Style Communal Bath$995.00
Camping w/Electricity$635.00
Camping RV$635.00
Commuter (includes lunches)$545.00
Elizabeth Fishel

Elizabeth Fishel is a writer, instructor and experienced workshop leader who has taught writing at the University of California/ Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the University of California/ Berkeley and Santa Cruz Extension programs.

Susan Page Tillett

Susan Page Tillett is the Executive Director of The Mesa Refuge in Point Reyes Station, California, and before she led Ragdale, the artists’ community in Chicago. She has decades of experience in museum interpretation at

Please note that our workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate. Prices are presented for each of the types of lodging available for the workshop you select. Some art workshops will have an additional list of course materials and supplies that can be purchased or you will be asked to bring with you.
  • Note:  Some courses (especially studio courses and plein air painting courses) can carry an additional material list or expense.
All rates are Per Person, Double Occupancy unless otherwise specified. Single Occupancy: Single occupancy rooms may be reserved for an additional $50 per night when space is available. The fee will be charged when space is confirmed. Single occupancy lodging is generally not available during June and July. If you are a single person and do not specify a roommate, a roommate of the same gender will be assigned to share your lodging space or you can request the single occupancy and be charged the supplement of an additional $50 per night (based on availability). For more information or if you would like to attend this workshop, but do not need lodging, please call the Registrar's Office at 505.685.1001 or 505.685.1001 ext 4155 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available SundayFriday8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, 280 Private Drive 1708, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to:
  2. Register by telephone at 505.685.1001 or 505.685.1017 or toll-free at 877.804.4678, ext. 4155 or ext. 4121 — available Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST.
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