2022 Retreats

Custom-built painting retreats

04 - 13 April - Christopher Cole

Christopher Cole has built his reputation as an artist over the last 45 years working from close observation and immersing himself totally in his subject.

20-29 April

This slot is currently available. Contact us if you’re interested in collaborating.

05-19 May - Regina Hona

Regina enjoys painting landscapes, portraiture and plein-air paintings in oil, pastel, charcoal and sketching in pen & wash.

25 May - 03 June - Ivy Newport

Depending on the message behind the work, Ivy is drawn to either intense hues, earthy palettes or subdued pastels.

09 - 18 June - Roxanne Steed

Create journal pages as unique as your own handwriting.  I will show you how to enhance your drawings with creative page layouts and journal entries, as well as a bit of mixed media.

28 June - 07 July - Renee Caouette

Aesthetically, Renée’s work is influenced by her classical sensibilities and art historical background that have developed throughout her travels and studies.

14 - 23 July - Alain Picard

Alain J. Picard is an award-winning artist, instructor, author and speaker. His acclaimed pastel and oil paintings have been exhibited throughout the US, Europe, China and the UK.

28 July - 06 August - Nina Weiss

Nina believes that the most honest work that an artist can produce is based on what inspires, grounds and excites them the most. Nina enjoys the rhythm, form and colour of landscapes.

29 August - 07 September - Anne Kullaf

Anne is joining us for her 3rd retreat. Having tutored across the US, Anne recently moved to Colorado where she is now developing her online courses and hosting workshops.

13 - 22 September - Julia O'Reilly

Julia O’Reilly has taught workshops and college classes in painting, drawing and pastel,  media arts and animation for over 30 years

27 September - 06 October - Sheree Jones

Sheree Jones is an artist and oil painter from North Vancouver, BC, Canada. Sheree has been leading Plein air adventures in Canada and internationally