Category: Facilitators

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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 twenty five years. They found the community of Boca de Tomatlan, 10 miles… Read More


Robert Burridge

Join Bob and Kate Burridge when they return to the Casa January 20 to 27,  2018 “The Casa Experience was -spiritual magic- Bob Burridge was even more masterful as an instructor than I anticipated -the Best! Kate was… 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


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

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Andy Evansen

Andy Evansen – Loosening Up Your Watercolor Painting  Andy Evanson, Afternoon Rooftops, 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 pursue a… Read More


Tony Van Hasselt

We eagerly anticipate Tony’s 4th trip to the Casa, February 18 – 25, 2017. We are honored to have master watercolor plein air painter and veteran international watercolor instructor Tony Van Hasselt make the Casa his Annual Tropical… Read More


Karlyn Holman

Karlyn Holman is an internationally recognized artist, author and art instructor. She has owned and operated an art gallery since 1968. She is a prolific artist with a busy teaching schedule. Nature is the driving force in her… Read More


Caroline Jasper

Contemporary Impressionist Caroline Jasper’s paintings are “always about the light”, says the artist. “It can dramatize the most ordinary places.” Red is her trademark. Each of her colorful landscape and water scenes begins on red ground, which serves… 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


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 January 7 to 14,  2017 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 workshops over… 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

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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

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Jim McVicker

 McVicker, Plein Air Self Portrait,  – 18″ x 14, oil on canvas Retreat in Paradise Painting in Plein Air and the Studio January 14 – 21, 2017 with master painter Jim McVicker  At the age of 21, upon seeing nineteenth… 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


Gina Ogden & Tina Nevin

Dr. Gina Ogden is a family therapist, sex therapist, longtime student of ceremonial shamanism, and author of The Heart and Soul of Sex, Women Who Love Sex, and The Return of Desire. Her pioneering survey on sexuality and… Read More

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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

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Randall Sexton

Expressive Brushwork En Plein Air    Randall Sexton California based artist, Randall Sexton, is nationally known for the color and expressive brushwork in his oil paintings of “everyday” scenes. He is described as a “painters’ painter” by Jean… 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


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