Charlie Ciali

Art Instruction

Ciali Studio is located in Palm Springs CA. Studio sessions are available for students who wish to learn and work in monotype printmaking or encaustic painting. The studio is equipped with a 30" x 60" Takach Press for printmaking and fully furnished with all the tools necessary for encaustic painting.

Fully assisted studio sessions include use of all studio supplies except printmaking paper and encaustic medium which are available for purchase at the studio.

One day, "Fully Assisted Sessions" are available for $100.00 per person or a package of five sessions may be purchased and dates booked for $425.00 per person. Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. with a short break for lunch. 

Workshops in monotype printmaking and encaustic painting are ongoing throughout the year at Ciali Studio and other locations around the country. For more information about studio sessions or workshops please contact Charlie Ciali at 760-409-9496 or email at:  

2015 up coming dates:

Printmaking fully assisted sessions are scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays.

Encaustic Painting fully assisted sessions are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays.

Please call to schedule. Not all days may be available if the studio has been booked with other students or Workshops.

2014 October 23-25, 3-day Encaustic Workshop, Limit 10pp, Fallbrook Arts Center, Fallbrook CA

2014 November 5, 1-day Personal Greeting Card Workshop, Limit 4pp,  Ciali Studios,

Palm Springs CA

2014 November 14-16, 3-day High School Master Class, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild CA

2014 December 5, 1-day Personal Greeting Card Workshop, Limit 4pp, Ciali Studios,

Palm Springs CA

2015 January 8-10, 3-day Encaustic Workshop, Limit 3pp, Ciali Studios, Palm Springs CA

2015 March 9-13, 5-day Encaustic Workshop, Limit 10pp, Palm Springs Art Museum,

Palm Springs CA

For more information on this workshop, please contact the museum directly or:

2015 March 26-28, 3-day Monotype Workshop, Limit 10pp, Fallbrook Art Center,

Fallbrook CA

2015 April 1-3, 3-day Solarplate Workshop, Ciali Studios, Palm Springs CA

​2015 June 22-26, 5-day Encaustic Workshop, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild CA 

For more information on the Idyllwild workshop, please contact Idyllwild Arts directly.

2015 Late September TBD Encaustic Workshops at the Ellwanger Estate B&B, Rochester NY

Call for more details and additional dates.


Artists attending workshops at the Ciali Studios may rent the "Art Casita," a vintage Avion Travel Trailer with full kitchen and bath that sleeps up to 3 people. Nightly rental rates are $95.00 for a single occupant and $50.00 for each additional person. Accommodations include a continental breakfast and lunch served during workshop days only. Artists are welcome to work in the studio until 10:00 p.m. when renting the casita.