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Seana Mercedes Mallen is an internationally acclaimed artist who captures her emotional response to the natural world in contemporary semi-abstract painting and printmaking.

Since October 2020 Seana has had a studio at Stanmer Craft Museum, in the heart of beautiful Stanmer Park. She is delighted to be part of a wonderful community of artists and makers, and their work can be found here.

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Classes at Santa Cruz Art League

I am delighted to be back in Santa Cruz for just two months, and running workshops at the Santa Cruz Art League. I've been away for almost 2 years and have learned lots of new things that i'd love to share with you.

Gelli Printing From Scratch

Wednesday, January 12th, 1-4pm

Colorful Printing Without a Press & NO drawing required!

Energy and Expression: Experimental Approaches to the Human Form

3 Tuesday afternoons, January 18th, 25th, February 1st, From 1-4pm

Capture the gesture, movement and spirit of the elusive and endlessly fascinating human figure in ink, watercolour and mixed media.

Fast and Furious Painting

Wednesday, January 19th, 1-4pm

Create 6 paintings in an afternoon, abstracting from the landscape in mixed media. Leave the photographic image far behind, and tune into the wind, the splash, the aroma and your own feeling.

Fresh & Free — Flowers & Foliage

2 Wednesdays, January 26th & February 2nd, 1-4pm

Watercolour is a magic potion…

Come learn some of its secrets and capture the spirit of the garden with (almost) NO drawing.


Gelli-printing and Mixed Media Collage

Saturday January 29 & Sunday January 30th, 1-5pm

Indulge yourself with a creative weekend of Gelli-printing, acrylic and watercolour collage on canvas 

Creative Concertina Sketchbook

Saturday February 19th & Sunday February 20th, From 1pm-5pm

A joyful 2- day workshop creating a vibrant mixed-media concertina sketchbook.

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