Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 2013 & 2015

In August 2013, Melissa Schaeffer, John C. Morris, and Stacey A. Morris traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico for an artist trip and for the Santa Fe Indian Market organized by the Southwest Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA).  Melissa photographed her largest artwork to date, REUNION/SKY HOLDING WATER (also partially photographed in Brooklyn, New York). … read more

Berlin, Germany March-April 2014

  Connection to Jewish roots turned into connection with writing. Trips to the Jewish Museum, a woman’s memoir in Yiddish, stories of sisters, photographs, street signs, a singed torah pulled out of the Rhine. A bicycle ride to the wall. Caught in a downpour, an angel rises to her placehold, high atop the Berlin Cathedral. … read more

Venice, Burano, Murano, Italy March 2014

                          Photos by Stacey A. Morris Venice, Burano, Murano, Italy March 2014 Light Artist Melissa Schaeffer studied the changing light with the changing waters over two weeks, during different times of day and eve. She film photographed the waters for her series MIRAGE AND MIRROR … read more

Poetry Weekend at the Auerbach Artist Colony, August 13th and 14th, 2016

We invite you to join us for an August Weekend of Poetry Workshops, Readings, Discussions, Happy Hour, and Tea Time in the garden at the Auerbach Artist Colony on Saturday, August 13th & Sunday, August 14th. Participating Poets: Cameron Awkward-Rich: Emily Hunt: Elaine Kahn: Barbara Jane Reyes: Kit Schluter: Stephanie … read more


Our ETSY in-person POP UP is a way to shop while meandering through the garden and listening to live ACOUSTIC MUSIC.  Enjoy a NEW EXPERIENCE at the AUERBACH ARTIST COLONY this SUMMER. SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016 from 2pm to 6pm at :                         

Become A Member Today!

Auerbach Artist Colony (AAC) Membership   Membership Levels: Family: $120 per year Neighbor Family: $90 per year Individual: $60 per year Neighbor: $45 per year 60+: $40 per year Student/Teacher: $35 per year Artist: $30 per year   Benefits include: *Handmade membership card by the Auerbach Artist Colony *An original, hand gathered and painted California … read more