New Mexico Magazine January Article

New Mexico Magazine January article

New Mexico Magazine has been kind enough to write an article about Santa Fe Art Classes! As this is the most beautiful magazine, I feel honored and grateful! Thank you, Publisher Dave Herndon, Candace Walsh and writer Ashley Biggers!

Self Portraiture

“Painting sessions with portrait artist Robbi Firestone are way more than canvas-deep. Her goal is “to inspire women to unleash their freedom through creativity” in her light-filled, adobe studio with fascinating art and objects. Firestone leads the group in a meditation, then guides students through creating their own versions of one of the 40 paintings in her teaching repertoire.

As they paint, she asks them to think beyond the studio–if they judge themselves harshly, she asks them why; if there’s something they fear-a color or a scribble-she encourages them to push beyond that fear. Painting, she says, helps people realize what needs to shift and teaches them to make that change–if only, at first, in the supportive environment Firestone creates.” Publisher Dave Herndon, Candace Walsh, and writer Ashley Biggers!

Schedule available online; call to ensure that you book a time when Firestone is teaching. Santa Fe Art Classes, 621 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe; (575) 404-1801;

Here’s the link if you wanna see the article yourself!


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