16th Annual
SKB Workshop, Dubois, WY
Headwaters Arts & Conference Center
Sep 17-23, 2017

Important Registration Information

If the authentic American West, the golden leaves of Aspen, abundant wildlife and majestic scenery make you yearn for an unsurpassed art adventure, this workshop and location are the place for you this fall.

You and your muse will be able to retreat from the world for a few days and recharge your creative batteries with an amazing selection of training classes and programs with our world-class selection of Instructors. You will reconnect with old friends and welcome new ones in our ever-growing family of artists.

The level of instruction is for intermediate to accomplished artists and not for beginners.
Your fee includes our 5-day workshop plus additional lectures and fun events, 6 nights lodging, kick-off party and 5-star meals catered all week by our own SKB chef, Janene Grende at Headwaters Arts & Conference Center

Workshop Schedule

September 17

Registration at Headwaters Arts and Conference Center
16th Annual Celebration Kick-Off Party

September 18 ~ 22

Workshop Classes & Programs

September 23

Departure Day

Airport transportation from and to Jackson Hole or Riverton Airports will be available for arrival Sep 17 and departure Sep 23.

We recommend you rent a car or drive your own if feasible as this will give you maximum schedule flexibility during the workshop. Car pools to plein air sites will quickly form and you may sign up for rides or volunteer to give rides during registration day at Headwaters.

Emailed updates with all needed information including agenda, art supplies, shipping instructions, miniature art show, auction, and more will be sent to you during the weeks leading up to the workshop.
To get a feel for what the workshop entails, please see the 2016 workshop review on this site.

Workshop Fees

2017 Artist Workshop Participant Fee


Participating Artist rooming with fellow Participating Artist
$875 each*

( Roommate Discount!* Register with one or more fellow artist roommates.
You and your roommates will each save $50. )

•Important: To take advantage of this artist roommate discount offer… artists will register individually and declare his/her roommate/s name/s on our on-line registration form.

Roommates are defined as participating workshop artists
and does not include those coming as non-artist guests.
No changes or additions after on-line registration is complete. No exceptions.

• All roommates’ names must be on your room reservation at whichever of our approved lodgings you are staying.
Failure to do so may result in your registration becoming invalid.

Refunds and Cancellations: All requests must be made in writing to ravensable@aol.com.

Requests made 30 days prior to start of workshop will receive full refund minus a processing fee.

No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after 30 days prior to the start of the workshop.

This workshop training is for experienced/serious artists.

First time participants in an SKB Workshop? You will need to submit 5 images of recent artwork. Email these the same day you register to ravensable@aol.com.  Your website address may substitute for emailing your images.  A prompt reply regarding your registration status will be forth coming.

Returning participants who have attended previous SKB Workshops need not submit images.

It is recommended that you reserve and pay for your workshop space as early as possible because of attendance limitation. This workshop has filled in less than a week the past four years.  Don’t be left out!

Lodging information will accompany your registration confirmation.

(The CM Ranch and The Branding Iron Inn are not available this year, a list of approved lodgings will be sent to you after you register).

How are you traveling? If coming by air and you need shuttle service send arrival/departure from Jackson or Riverton Airports as soon as you have the information.  You will have the opportunity to sign up for return shuttle service during registration day, Sunday, Sep 17.

*Please note: as much as
possible your plane needs to arrive September 17 before 3 p.m. to give you time to drive from
 either airport to Dubois, register, and settle into your room before the Kick-Off Party at Headwaters at 7 p.m.

AIRPORT PICKUP & RETURN TRANSPORTATION: It takes about 1½ hrs to drive from  either 
Jackson or Riverton Airports to Dubois. Rental cars are available at the airports. Driving is
 recommended if possible, however, there will be car pools for getting to plein air locations.