Programs & Learning - Arts

Painting by Duffy Sheridan entitled "What Will Tomorrow Bring". Depicts a lovely young woman standing on the shore with waves crashing behind her as she looks off into the distance.

Duffy Sheridan received the Best of Show and Director’s Choice Awards at the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) 17th annual juried exhibition.

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Picture of a red-haired girl reading a book with a green cover

SO WHAT IS WritE Life?

Anne Perry  reveals that answer and more in her write up on the Write Life, and introduces some of the contributing authors.

Click here to read about the WriteLife and its authors 

A handsome, smiling man in a leather vest with his hair in two braids and a cowboy hat in his hand.


After 3 weeks of fitful sleep, this musician, painter and multi media artist arrived at what we wanted to do with his life and what that venture would be called. Read more about Roman Orona
the front of an inviting, South-West styled building, painted terracotta pink with a red clay porch and green wall.


After a year of closed doors and cancelled courses DRBI is preparing for on-site Arts classes again. Stay tuned to learn what’s coming and we look forward to welcoming you back.

the tops of five paint brushes loaded with paint against a white backdrop
@vinnikava via Twenty20


Learn the basics from pigments to mediums
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two hands on a potter's wheel working a piece of clay.
@NataliaSolo via Twenty20


Potter Liz McMillan leads small groups to create big things
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a handsome woman with dark hair standing in front of an easel and painting on a canvas
@shanti via Twenty20


Learn from one of America’s most celebrated artists
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