Connecting people, culture and nature


Bill and Athena Steen have been conducting workshops since 1990.
Their building, research & artistic expertise creates a balanced, unique learning experience.

  • BaleLift-SB

    Strawbale Comprehensive

    April 11-18, 2015---Cost $825
    A week-long course on building and designing an artistic strawbale building, with emphasis on clay finishes.

  • MandalaCropped-France

    Artistry with Clay & Lime

    Sept.26 - Oct.3, 2015---Cost $825
    Earth and Lime Plasters, Decorative Sculpting and Carved Plasters, Earth Floors, Clay Furniture, Clay & Lime Moldings, Natural Paints

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    Phoenix Strawbale Workshop

    March 28-30, 2015---Cost $285
    A 3-day strawbale workshop in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Great learning opportunity.

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    Europe Workshops 2015

    Wangeliner, Germany
    Natural Plasters: May 26 - 30
    Strawbale Workshop: June 1 - 5
    Errol, Scotland
    Clayfest EBUK 2015: June 8 - 13

  • Estonia-Workshop

    Private Classes,
    Off-Site Workshops,
    & Consultation

    Want to host a workshop?
    Need help figuring out a mix using your local clay?
    Want to have someone check over your plans?
    We are available.