Western Slope Information

Where my studio is located

The Studio is 20 miles north of Montrose, Co and 40 Miles south of Grand Junction, Co. Four miles east of Delta, Colorado, In Austin, Co.

GPS works with my address

8389 2000 Road, Austin, Co. 81410

Studio is handicap accessible 

What to do as tourists

Grand Mesa is about 15 minutes from my home. Fishing, cabins, trails, boat rentals over 150 lakes. Its the largest flat top mountain in the world.

Colorado Scenic Byway: Grand Mesa | Colorado.com


Jun 7, 2017 - Colorado's Grand Mesa Scenic Byway leads through old-growth forests, aspens, meadows and so many lakes you'll lose track. ... Stop along the picturesque Grand Mesa Scenic Byway in Cedaredge, where the Grand Mesa's southern slopes meet the Uncompahgre and Gunnison River valleys.

Fly - Train - Drive

Airport in Grand Junction, Co

Regional Airport in Montrose, co

Amtrack into Grand Junction

Drive I-70 though Glendwood Spring's Million dollar highway (5 hour drive from Denver)


10 Min drive from my Studio 

Airbnb Orchard City, Co (highly recommended and service dogs are allowed. 

Creekside B&B www.creeksidebed-breakfast (no pets)

RV Park in Delta

Inns in Cedaredge, Co - 5 miles



FOOD / WINE - Cedaredge

RJ's Steakhouse $$

J&S Bakeria $

Creekside Cafe $

Delirious Liquors







Ribbons & Roses Antique Mall


Seasonal FRUIT Events

Cherry Fest               July

Olathe Sweet Corn   July

Peach Fest               Aug

Apple Fest                Sept

What do you want to learn?

My new Studio in Delta is farm country with 360 mountain & valley views from my home and studio. The photo above is from my living room window. 

Arleta will walk you though each step of your choice of subject. Pick watercolor or oil. From scenic landscapes, still lifes with a large collection of antiques, or garden florals. Or bring a family heriloom to include in a still life.   

Arleta's Teaching schedule

Lessons may be 3-7 days long. 

Private or bring a friend for a semi-private session. 

NO drawing required, We transfer photos to the painting surface. Its all about learning to paint in a realistic way with glazes of color. NO Stress! 

One day deposit to lock in the date of YOUR CHOICE!

Email Arleta to discuss dates