I went by myself to Art is...YOU. A scaredy cat to be sure. I was blown away by the friendliness of everyone there. You could just sit down at a table and enter a conversation with people you didn't know yet somehow they felt like family....warm, welcoming and sincere. The energy in the workshop was crazy....alive, vibrant, fun loving and inspiring. You don't have to be picasso to enjoy yourself. Just bring who you are....you're gonna be amazed at how filled up on the inside you become. It's like a jump start for your heart and out of that your creativity will flow. Trust me. Hope to see YOU next year...there's a whole lot of family who want to meet you!
There is still time to register for our Fall Retreats:
Art is...Benicia – Wednesday 19 September and Thursday 20 September, is our wonderful two day Immersion retreat in the ART Heart of the town of Benicia. Special workshops with the talented Thomas Mann, Carrie Clayden, Sunny Carvalho, Kim Howard, Mary Neuer Lee, Tracy Verdugo and Sharon Payne-Bolton! We give thanks to the Benicia Arsenal and Arts Benicia for working with us to bring you this Immersion.
Art is...Petaluma - Thursday September 20 through to Sunday September 23 at the Sheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma, CA. Peruse the WORKSHOPS. Check out some of SPECIAL MOMENTS - lots of creating time outside of workshops, breakfast with Ricë Freeman-Zachery and her lively panel of faculty, Abandon some art with Michael & Andrea deMeng, Art Trunk Saturday Night and more... REGISTER. Be a part of our very special West Coast Retreat.
Fabulous WORKSHOPS on offer plus our usual SPECIAL MOMENTS. Of course our weekend wouldn't be complete without Loretta Marvel's morning HeART Starters.
A special Breakfast for the Brave with Melissa Bolton and friends and we will be making our own Katherine England designed bracelets, raising money for charities and playing with flamingoes. REGISTER for this unique and special event and discover why we have a 90% return rate.
We are thrilled this year to be supporting The Fabulous Women of Petaluma on the West Coast and on the East Coast, our chosen charity is Sarah's House - a welcoming, friendly, comfortable and cosy home away from home built on the grounds of the current Cancer Treatment Center in Brewer, Maine.
Art is...feeling good - made simple.
A special announcement:
In the six years we have been in each other lives we have over come and continue to overcome many of life's obstacles. Right now on both coasts we have family members, sisters of the travelling paints who are fighting the battle of cancer. It touches each of us deeply.
So on Friday 21st September and Friday 5th October, we will be wearing PINK in honor of our friends and family and we will have an art raffle on each day. We give thanks to our talented Joanne Sharpe for our beautiful logo. Join us in living in generosity...