The Chinati Foundation will host artist Ross Cashiola for a two-day workshop for adults on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 2015. The class takes place at the Chinati ArtLab, located on the museum grounds, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day. Evening classes will continue for two weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 5, 7, 12 and 14 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.

Cashiola will lead students through a variety of life drawing exercises and techniques over the two day period. Some of the activities explored will be line, gesture, mass, rapid and sustained life drawings.

The Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions with Ross will allow participants to further hone their craft and through the use of live models.

Ross Cashiola is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art and has actively practiced the craft of drawing for the past decade. Cashiola has exhibited his work nationally and currently resides in Marfa, Texas.

No previous experience is necessary. A class fee of $100 per person covers all materials and lab time. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Please contact Michael Roch, Chinati Education Coordinator, for more information at 432 729 4362 or


Chinati's educational and public programming is supported with generous grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The William Randolph Hearst Foundations, Permian Basin Area Foundation, the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, Cowles Charitable Trust, and Suzanne Tick. Marfa ISD's and Chinati's Entreflamenco programming would not be possible without the generous support of Matthew & Mikelle Kruger. Chinati is grateful for the generous financial support of our members and the support and in-kind contributions of the people of Marfa.