Study Abroad 

Southwest School of Art’s Adult Studio Program offers study abroad opportunities that expand the student's learning potential and experience. The program allows for cultural immersion outside of the classroom environment. Enrollment in study abroad classes is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Study Abroad Course Descriptions

 2900 | Textile Studio Workshop in Oaxaca

Level: Study Abroad | Special Class | All Levels | Instructor: Casey Galloway
Dates: 8/3/2019 to 8/13/2019
Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
Tuition: $2,200.00 

Through 10 days of interactive studio visits, workshops, and immersion in the daily lives of textile artist Porfirio Gutierrz and his family, students will come closer to Zapotec history, culture, and contemporary daily life. Learn natural dye techniques with native plants and insects, weave on traditional floor looms, and visit other artisan studios. Woven in, this immersion will include day trips to significant archaeological sites and museums in the area, as well as assisting with meal prep-all and all to give students an understanding of how the past and the present are intertwined in modern day Zapotec culture. Cost includes: workshops and materials, transportation and entry fees, interpreters and guides, housing (double occupancy), and meals while at the studio. Students can anticipate additional expenses for airfare, travel insurance, day trip meals and beverages, individual excursions during free time, and personal purchases. 

Workshop Dates | Sat - Tue, Aug 3 - 13
Tuition: $2,200 Single Room additional charge: $475
$200 Deposit is due by Feb 1 Tuition Balance is due Mar 15
Cancel by Mar 15: 100% refund minus $200 non-refundable deposit
Cancel by May 15: 50% refund minus $200 non-refundable deposit
No refunds after: May 15


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2900 | Textile Studio Workshop in Oaxaca (Full)
Dates: 8/3/2019 to 8/13/2019
See description above.
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Saturday starting 8/3/2019 and ending 8/13/2019
Attendees: 1 $ 2,200.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 200.00 ea.

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