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Atelier

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10128 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 386-2700
Hours:
Every Day 10am-6pm

About Us

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 read more
  • About

    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.

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    Thursday May 24, 2018
    In this beginner level class with local artist Carole Sesko, we will examine the work of early American modernist painter Stuart Davis. He was well known for his jazz-influenced, proto-pop art paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, bold, brash, and colorful, as well as his Ashcan School pictures in the early years of the 20th century. Loosen up your painting style in this fun introductory workshop. This class is for both seasoned and new painters! ...read more
    Tuesday May 29, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Tuesday Jun 5, 2018
    Learn the basics of crochet in this two-hour beginners class. Participants will master the basic stitches and learn about yarn, needles, and pattern reading. ...read more
    Tuesday Jun 5, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Tuesday Jun 12, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Wednesday Jun 13, 2018
    Color is the most complex and the most captivating subject in painting. From conceptualizing light to mixing paint it has captivated artist's lives for centuries. In this introductory watercolor workshop with local artist Anke Hass, you'll learn about analogous and complementary colors as well as how to see, recognize and recreate atmosphere through color. ...read more
    Thursday Jun 14, 2018 - Saturday Jul 14, 2018
    Using traditional Japanese tools, participants will learn how to design, carve and hollow out the bowl of the spoon, as well as sand and finish the piece. All supplies are included during the workshop and available for purchase for an additional cost. This workshop is designed for adults, and also appropriate for kids ages 10 and older when accompanied by their parent. ...read more
    Friday Jun 15, 2018
    Join photographer Grant Kaye in the Martis Valley in Truckee under the Milky Way as we cover fundamentals of photographing our Galaxy with a digital SLR camera. ...read more
    Saturday Jun 16, 2018
    This class breaks the mold on wreath making. The look of our home and how we lovingly create protective boundaries on our front door changes through the seasons. Sierra Valley's Aurora Wellise will teach the art of adorning your home with personally symbolic, powerful and visually beautiful botanic wreaths. The spirit of the plant we decorate our hearth and home with will become as important as how it looks. Aurora will discuss elements of plant folklore as applied to honoring the seasons, protecting the home and creating sacred space through seasons and holidays. She will bring in examples of her current seasonal wreaths and plant materials including wild foraged boughs along with some organically grown flowers for added beauty. Students will be encouraged to add personal elements to their wreath! No experience necessary. ...read more
    Saturday Jun 16, 2018
    Find out how easy it is to create a beautiful Tahoe landscape with depth, when you approach it on a step-by-step basis using a variety of watercolor techniques, with local artist Eva Nichols. ...read more
    Tuesday Jun 19, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Wednesday Jun 20, 2018
    Join Casey of Casey D. Sibley Art + Design for a hands on sewing class. Learn how to sew fabric zipper pouches from scratch. ...read more
    Wednesday Jun 20, 2018
    This beginner level class with local artist Carole Sesko will feature an introduction to acrylic paints, color mixing and theory and an overview of German-born American abstract expressionist painter Hans Hofmann. ...read more
    Friday Jun 22, 2018
    In this workshop with local photographer Grant Kaye, we will move beyond what was covered in the ''Smartphone Photography'' workshop and dive into making more complicated photographs with our phones. ...read more
    Saturday Jun 23, 2018
    This workshop covers the basics of modern digital SLR (interchangeable lens camera) photography with local Truckee photographer, Grant Kaye. Have you been shooting with a point-and-shoot camera but you want to unlock the full creative potential of your photographic imagination? Then this class is for you! ...read more
    Sunday Jun 24, 2018
    If you are a local maker hoping to use your smartphone to shoot crisp, professional quality photos of your handmade items for Etsy or Ebay, this workshop is for you! Local photographer Grant Kaye guides participants through the lens of a smartphone by sharing his tips on setting up your shot, making your photograph, editing and making your products look great! ...read more
    Tuesday Jun 26, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Wednesday Jun 27, 2018
    Do you have pictures in your iphone that you love, think are good enough to sell or use as gifts but don’t know where to start? This class with local artist Nancy Holliday will show you how to enhance your iphone photos using the Snapseed app and prepare them for print onto mulberry or rice paper. ...read more
    Sunday Jul 1, 2018
    Using traditional Japanese tools, participants will learn how to design, carve and hollow out the bowl of the spoon, as well as sand and finish the piece. ...read more
    Sunday Jul 1, 2018
    Restaurant Trokay and Atelier are pairing up again to bring back their cheese making course this summer. Join them for an educational culinary adventure. ...read more
    Monday Jul 2, 2018
    Let 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
    Tuesday Jul 3, 2018
    The dynamic shape of the Warped Square is deceptive! It is a very simple piece of beadwork that can be mastered in one session, by a beginner. We will use size 110 Delica beads to create sophisticated earrings, then enjoy an open discussion about the many possibilities for construction and even deconstruction to create new shapes from the basic square. ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 3, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Thursday Jul 5, 2018
    Discover easy techniques to painting a fresh, unique Tahoe landscape in watercolor. Work with glazing, wet-into-wet, dry brushing, negative painting, lost and found edges and other techniques unique to watercolor. Find out how easy it is to create a landscape with depth when you approach it on a step-by-step basis. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, just an open mind and a playful spirit! Discover easy techniques to painting a fresh, unique Tahoe landscape in watercolor. Work with glazing, wet-into-wet, dry brushing, negative painting, lost and found edges and other techniques unique to watercolor. Find out how easy it is to create a landscape with depth when you approach it on a step-by-step basis. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, just an open mind and a playful spirit! Discover easy techniques to painting a fresh, unique Tahoe landscape in watercolor. Work with glazing, wet-into-wet, dry brushing, negative painting, lost and found edges and other techniques unique to watercolor. Find out how easy it is to create a landscape with depth when you approach it on a step-by-step basis. No previous painting experience or drawing skills are necessary, just an open mind and a playful spirit! ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018
    This class is for beginner sewers. You will get to know the basic functions of your machine, learn basic sewing terms, fabric selection and seam applications. We will complete a small tote bag using your new found skills and you will leave feeling confident using your machine. ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Friday Jul 13, 2018
    At 60-80 000 years, Indigenous Australian culture is the oldest continuing culture in the world. Having no written language, important stories, beliefs and practical knowledge were passed on through artwork, a practice which continues today. In many cases the paintings contain secret and sacred information, requiring artists to have the correct permission or inheritance to paint them. ...read more
    Saturday Jul 14, 2018
    Do you remember creating something for the pure pleasure of creating? The process of playing with paint was much more rewarding than the end product. The feel of the paint between your fingers was enough to make you happy. During the workshop with artist Yolanda Nussdorfer, we focus on many different techniques to help you learn to really listen to yourself. ...read more
    Sunday Jul 15, 2018
    Do you remember creating something for the pure pleasure of creating? The process of playing with paint was much more rewarding than the end product. The feel of the paint between your fingers was enough to make you happy. During the workshop with artist Yolanda Nussdorfer, we focus on many different techniques to help you learn to really listen to yourself. ...read more
    Tuesday Jul 17, 2018
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
  • Directions

    We're located at 10128 Donner Pass Road.