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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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  • Member Events

    Tuesday Oct 24, 2017
    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 Oct 26, 2017
    Friday Oct 27, 2017
    Starting an abstract painting can be a daunting experience but it doesn't have to be! Find your intuitive, personal style with this introductory painting workshop. ...read more
    Saturday Oct 28, 2017
    In this workshop with local artist Eva Nichols we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, including color theory, traditional as well as unconventional methods of applying paint on paper. ...read more
    Tuesday Oct 31, 2017
    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 Nov 1, 2017
    In this beginner level acrylic painting class with local artist Carole Sesko we will explore the art of English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer, David Hockney. ...read more
    Thursday Nov 2, 2017
    Macrame 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 more
    Friday Nov 3, 2017
    Brooms are used around the world for daily and ritual cleansing of spaces and are an important part of making a safe and sacred space. Bethany Ridenour will guide you through the basics of Broom Craft. Each participant will make their very own turkey wing broom to use at home or give as a special gift. ...read more
    Saturday Nov 4, 2017
    Artist Diana Fayt will lead you through combining the intricacies of drawing and the richness of painting to create small scale artworks that are vibrant with color and depth. ...read more
    Sunday Nov 5, 2017
    Smudging is a ritual of burning plants for cleansing, ceremony, prayer, and healing. Sierra Valley's Aurora Wellise will cover the folklores, medicinal and magical qualities of a variety of plants, flowers, herbs and common weeds usable for smudging. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 7, 2017
    Weaved wall hangings are back in a big way! Atelier owner, Heather River, passes on her passion and is ready get everyone working with yarn. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 7, 2017
    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 Nov 10, 2017
    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
    Friday Nov 10, 2017
    The evening's festivities will include a sip, a nibble, hair and make-up demos, and everyone's favorite, the photo booth. Dress to empower as your best global goddess self! ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 14, 2017
    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 Nov 15, 2017
    Using traditional Japanese tools, participants will learn how to design, carve, shape and sharpen their very own butter knife. All supplies are included for the workshop. ...read more
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017
    We invite you to join us in a celebration of the wonderful world of knitting and ''taste'' some of our favorite yarns. We'll have stitch ideas and giveaways, plus some sips and nibbles to keep the knits and purls flowing. You just bring a love of yarn and we'll have everything else you need. ...read more
    Saturday Nov 18, 2017
    Sunday Nov 19, 2017
    In this workshop with artist Sarah Lillegard, learn the basics of spinning wool on a top whorl drop spindle. With an emphasis on the local, participants will be working with and taking home handmade spindles from Sebastopol, CA and regional wool. ...read more
    Sunday Nov 19, 2017
    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
    Monday Nov 20, 2017
    In this beginner level acrylic painting class with local artist Carole Sesko we will examine the work of Ukrainian-born French artist Sonia Delaunay. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 21, 2017
    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
    Saturday Nov 25, 2017
    In this workshop with local artist Eva Nichols we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, including color theory, traditional as well as unconventional methods of applying paint on paper to create the effect of snow. ...read more
    Sunday Nov 26, 2017
    Learn 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 more
    Sunday Nov 26, 2017
    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
    Tuesday Nov 28, 2017
    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 Nov 30, 2017
    Weaved wall hangings are back in a big way! Atelier owner, Heather River, passes on her passion and is ready get everyone working with yarn. ...read more
    Friday Dec 1, 2017
    In this introductory drawing workshop, local artist Anke Hass will guide students through developing the skill to draw from observation and translating the natural world to the two dimensional surface. Using the formal elements of line, shape, texture, composition, and value we will experience and discuss the process of building a drawing. ...read more
    Saturday Dec 2, 2017
    This class with fiber artist Ginger Summit introduces the technique known as 'dry felting', in which fleece fibers are turned into objects using a barbed needle. In this workshop, we will focus on creating holiday gnomes, first by making a basic body shape using white fleece and felting needles. ...read more
    Monday Dec 4, 2017
    This class with fiber artist Ginger Summit introduces the wet-felting technique known as 'nuno felting', in which fleece is felted onto a fabric (usually silk) to create a strong yet light-weight scarf. The basic scarf can be embellished with colored fleece in a design of your choice. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 5, 2017
    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 Dec 8, 2017
    Seed bead weaving is a wonderful way to add bold colors and graphic patterns to your craft knowledge repertoire. Some beading projects can take forever but these fun, quick rings are a great way to get a taste of this new skill. ...read more
    Saturday Dec 9, 2017
    Making your own rag rugs is a beautiful way to add color and texture to your home, as well as to minimize textile waste. In this class you will learn to make a circular rug using a large crochet hook and yarn made from scrap fabric. ...read more
    Sunday Dec 10, 2017
    We welcome children into the Elves Workshop! Here they will make gifts for their friends and family. While your children are hard at work, the adults are invited to shop for unique holiday gift in our gift shop, and indulge in libations, food, coffee, and treats. ...read more
    Sunday Dec 10, 2017
    Watercolor 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 more
    Tuesday Dec 12, 2017
    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 Dec 14, 2017
    Winter is definitely on its way and no better way to celebrate than making your very own mittens! These classic and stylish hand warmers make the perfect accessory to your winter wardrobe and also double as great holiday gifts! ...read more
    Friday Dec 15, 2017
    Join Casey of Casey D. Sibley Art + Design for an evening of fabric printing! In this class, we'll be using a variety of hand painting and hand stamping techniques for printing gorgeous light-weight scarves that you can wear year-round. ...read more
    Friday Dec 15, 2017
    Starting an abstract painting can be a daunting experience but it doesn't have to be! Find your intuitive, personal style with this introductory painting workshop. ...read more
    Saturday Dec 16, 2017
    Participants will learn to knit set-in sleeves—tailored to fit themselves perfectly—in this six hour hands-on session with knitwear designer Elizabeth Doherty. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 19, 2017
    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 Dec 20, 2017
    In this beginner level acrylic painting class with local artist Carole Sesko we will examine the surrealist works of the Spanish painter, Joan Miró. ...read more
    Thursday Dec 21, 2017
    Atelier and Restaurant Trokay are partnering up once again during the holidays. During this 90 minute workshop, participants will learn how to mix, roll out and shape, bake and frost their very own batch of cookies. ...read more
    Thursday Dec 21, 2017
    In this introductory drawing workshop, local artist Anke Hass will guide students through developing the skill to draw from observation and translating the natural world to the two dimensional surface. ...read more
    Friday Dec 22, 2017
    In this workshop with local artist Eva Nichols we will go over the basics of watercolor painting, including color theory, traditional as well as unconventional methods of applying paint on paper. ...read more
  • Directions

    We're located at 10128 Donner Pass Road.