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Atelier Truckee is a place for tactile living that connects artists, collectors and community through workshops, supplies and limited edition art pieces. The retail-studio space is nestled in historic, downtown Truckee, California, just doors down from the husband-and-wife team Brian Hess and Heather River’s flagship shop, Bespoke.
Founded in 2015, Atelier offers a collection of hand-sourced 2-D prints, paintings and designer art wares and an exclusive collection of artist supplies, materials and yarn.
Atelier strives to be the creative hub of the local art community by hosting workshops taught by the area’s most sought after artists, illustrators, designers, weavers, painters and more who share the vision to create always and inspire all.
Member EventsFriday Aug 18, 2017In this beginner level acrylic painting class with local artist Carole Sesko we will examine the work of Wolf Kahn. His works are based in oil and pastel and cover the subjects of landscapes and his own personal vision of nature. His convergence of light and color has been described as combining pictorial landscapes and painterly abstraction. This is an excellent class for learning to paint loose and for breaking out of stylistic constraints. ...read moreTuesday Aug 22, 2017Macrame is back, with a bang! It's not your mother's macrame, however. Join Atelier owner Heather River and learn the craft of tying cotton solid braided cordage into knots in such a way that they form a decorative 24x24'' wall hanging. All supplies are included. This class is open to beginners and the seasoned weaver. ...read moreFriday Aug 25, 2017Students will learn the basic fundamentals of Guatemalan backstrap weaving with textile artist Rachel Cruz. This enriching ancient art is done with wooden sticks and a belt the weaver is strapped into; using their body to tension the yarns. ...read moreSunday Aug 27, 2017Restaurant Trokay and Atelier are pairing up again to bring back their cheese making course this Summer. Join them for an educational culinary adventure. ...read moreSunday Aug 27, 2017Watercolor is a very spontaneous and magical medium that it will inspire your creativity! In this intermediate to advanced watercolor workshop with Nevada City artist Cheri Guerrette we'll cover wet in wet, wet on dry, layering, glazing and negative painting techniques. ...read moreWednesday Aug 30, 2017In this beginner level acrylic painting class with local artist Carole Sesko we will examine Wayne Thiebaud’s paintings of food and everyday objects, and learn “halation” techniques to add colorful modern touches to still life painting. This is an excellent class for learning to paint loose and for breaking out of stylistic constraints. ...read moreThursday Aug 31, 2017Artist Diana Fayt leads this hands-on workshop! We will collage using your own drawings, decorative papers and adding painted accents onto recycled cigar boxes. ...read moreThursday Aug 31, 2017Modern calligraphy and hand lettering are among the most popular recent design trends. In this introductory workshop you'll not only learn modern calligraphy basics but start a set of stunning occasion cards while you’re at it! ...read moreSaturday Sep 2, 2017 - Sunday Sep 3, 2017Learn to create this wonderful traditional art form of making baskets with long leaf pine needles. With Sierra Valley artist Michelle Haselton guiding you step by step, you will learn all the basic techniques, all the way through to a finished basket to take home. ...read moreSaturday Sep 9, 2017In this class with Carson Valley paper artist Roberta Montgomery, students will learn how to create a beautiful peony using crepe paper. Class kit includes templates, crepe paper, wire and all other necessary supplies. Students will also receive extra paper to complete more flowers. Scissors will also be provided for use during class, but feel free to bring your favorite pair of paper scissors if you'd like! ...read moreSunday Sep 17, 2017Let go in this paint pouring workshop with Carole Sesko. During this class participants will experiment with acrylic paints without the uses of brushes! We'll work toward achieving multiple abstract, marbleized, even faux-encaustic pieces. ...read more
We're located at 10128 Donner Pass Road.