Past Workshop Instructors
Gerald Brommer

Kathy Leader

Robert Burridge
Sylvia Torres 

Rachelle Mark

Mary Guzman

Christel Thompson

Sherrill Kahn

Jeannine Stein

Gerald Brommer

Tanya Mikaela

Kathi Flood

Jonathan Talbot

Caryl Levy

Jeanne Zinniker

Lois Ramirez

Kwei-Lin Lum

Phyllis Doyon

Barbara McIntyre


CAA presents workshops at which members study and create with a visiting artist. These sessions are extremely popular and are open to both members and prospective members.

In addition, our talented CAA members also hold collage and mixed media workshops. These events, as well as other regional and national collage workshops, are detailed in our email newsletter to members.


Martin Facey

March 29 and 30, 2019 at SFVACC

To register and pay online:

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Learn How to Make Altered Papers for Use in Collage

One-day Workshop with Kathy Leader

Saturday, February 25, 2017

  Have fun creating interesting papers for use in collage/mixed media work. Learn how to make successful compositions.

Postmodern Painter Meets the Contemporary Collage Artist

Three-day Workshop with Bob Burridge.

Friday - Sunday . December 2-4, 2016

  Loosen up, find your creative self in this three-day workshop led by internationally known mixed-media artist Bob Burridge.

Upcycling the Discarded
Two-day Workshop with Sylvia Torres

Tuesday - Wednesday . April 19-20, 2016

Discover the use of a new/old element in your artwork. In this two-day workshop, participants will use the discarded and the worn -- old books, maps, photos, letters, documents -- to create works of artistic beauty.  Sylvia will guide you through processes to resurrect and repurpose these delicate items of the past into works of precious wonder.

Functional Canvas Art
One-day Workshop with Rachelle Mark

Wednesday . January 27, 2016

In this hands-on workshop, Rachelle will demonstrate techniques on how to collage onto unstretched #4 heavy canvas, which will then be coated with heat-resistant acrylic varnish. The finished washable work can serve as placemats, floor paintings, or frameable art!

3-D Relic Dolls
One-day Workshop with Mary Guzman

Wednesday . October 14, 2015

In this workshop you will create your own unique 3-D assemblage RELIC DOLL. Your doll will be easily assembled from repurposed wood pieces, then painted, collaged, & embellished. Your doll is unique to your own creative process. This is a NO STRESS, HAVE FUN WORKSHOP!  All materials included in the cost of this workshop but if you have your own unique decorative papers and embellishments feel free to bring them.

Painting With Light on Fabric
One-day Workshop with Christel Thompson

Monday . August 10, 2015

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be instructed in the use of non-toxic light-sensitive products to create intriguing two- and three-dimensional artworks on silk and cotton/muslin. Christel will also introduce examples of various substrates and methods for creating your vision or design. Exploration and experimentation are encouraged! 

Printmaking, Stenciling and Collage
Two-day Workshop with Sherrill Kahn

Wednesday-Thursday . March 4-5, 2015

Get ready to create beautiful collage papers using several types of printmaking and stenciling techniques. We will also explore ways to achieve composition in creating a finished collage. Sherrill is constantly pushing the envelope with new ideas and loves sharing them.  She is a mixed-media artist, author, teacher and has developed art products and fabric lines.

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