Glenn Grubbs 24 July – 2 August 2018

Artist: Glenn Grubbs

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure with Glenn Grubbs? This is it!

California Artist and Architect, Glenn Grubbs, will be leading an incredible journey of discovery to the churches, castles, antiquities and natural wonders of the Dordogne region, hosted by Perigold Retreats.

The artistic focus of this journey will be on creating architectural sketches and iPhone photography of the many wonders of the region. Among the daily adventures will include a visit to Lascaux IV, to see cave paintings from antiquity as well as the state of the art museum designed by Snøhetta, we’ll take a Canoe trip along the River Dordogne that will take us past La Roque Gageac, Castellnaud La Chapelle and Beynac Castle and potential to canoe through a limestone escarpment. Other day trips will include visits to the Cahors Cathedral, Sarlat Le Caneda, Rocamadour and more!

Glenn will be sharing ideas, techniques and experiences with you to help take your drawing and photography skills to the next level. If you have a passion for Architecture, history, or simply want to enjoy the beauty of the French countryside and villages, this is the trip of a lifetime!

Everything is included from airport transfers, accommodation, all meals, local wines, travel to excursions and use of studio, gardens and grounds.  You just need to pay for your flights, insurance and bring some spending money.

For more regular updates on Glenn’s trip to Perigord Retreats, head over to his blog by following this link.

Artist Bio

Originally from Washington, DC, Glenn’s love of the desert led him out to the western US in the 1980’s, where he graduated from Arizona State University, earning Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Master of Architecture degrees. Glenn moved his studio to California in 2010, continuing his diverse work in art, architecture and public works.

A licensed architect in the State of Arizona, he works in architecture and continues to pursue his passion for art by maintaining an active painting studio and participating in urban sketching and life drawing groups.

Glenn Grubbs lives and works in Joshua Tree, California.


During your stay at Perigord Retreats, we will be visiting a host of beautiful locations. This trip is tailored for beautiful architecture, so we will visit places such as Saint Cirq Lapopie, Sarlat Le Canada and the medieval castles of Beynac Castle and Castelnaud La Chapelle among other adventures, all with centuries of history to be discovered. Each of these visits provide unique opportunities for sketching, photography, and enjoying an occasional picnic amidst this picturesque landscape.

Back at Perigord Retreats, there is ample opportunity to relax and enjoy the sunshine around the pool. If you’re more inclined to explore, there are some beautiful churches and scenic villages within walking distance.


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