2022 Trips

Lorraine Bell

May 6 – 12, 2022

Join Lorraine as she helps you document your travels in this unique way. You will spend time both in the classroom and meandering through medieval paths where she will teach you to be an observer of life through sketches and watercolor paintings.

Andrea Matus and Michael DeMeng

May 13 – 21, 2022

Students will create a found-object/painted/collaged shrine of Heaven and Hell. The frame will be created using the process of assemblage. Michael will facilitate this portion of the workshop as students modify cradled wood panels into something fantastical using a plethora of found objects. Andrea’s portion of the workshop will explore the two opposing realms using her techniques of paint and collage.

Jacqueline Newbold

May 22 – 28, 2022

Join Jacqueline Newbold on a journey of artistic discovery. Orvieto, the charming village perched on a rock cliff in Umbria, Italy, will be your home base as you paint and have fun creating art in your watercolor journal.

Sue Spargo

August 28 – September 3, 2022

Come away from a trip to Italy with a beautiful tote, featuring your own appliqué pieces influenced by your time in Orvieto. Sue will guide and encourage you in creating the front appliqué of your bag. You can choose instead to design a small pictorial appliqué piece inspired by your visit.

Renee Nanneman

September 4 – 10, 2022

“Design is all about Concept” … Renee Nanneman’s motto since starting her own publishing business, The Need’l Love Company, Inc., in 1984 when she was 26 years old. Be it designing patterns for cross stitch, rug hooking or quilting, Renee creates and publishes fresh and innovative design to inspire others to appreciate and enjoy the needlearts.

Jeanne-Marie Webb

September 11 – 17, 2022

Join Jeanne-Marie to create a body of works using clay, paint and mobile photography.  Draw inspiration from the beautiful feminine elements of the Madonna to shape your soulful work.

Special Artist Announcement

September 18 – 24, 2022

Please stay tuned for upcoming information.


September 25 – October 1, 2022

Donna and Junelle are bringing together their creative studies to fill inspirational journals with sketch, collage and paint.  Open to creatives of all levels.  Let Orvieto be your muse and discover all she has to offer. 

Lynn Schmitt

October 2 – 8, 2022

Be immersed into the culture of this beautiful town and explore new insights into pattern, design and color derived directly from your experience.  Work with Lynn to transform your discoveries into a one of a kind multi textile quilt piece that will hold your precious memories of Italy for years to come.


MAY 6 – 12, 2022; MAY 13 – 21, 2022; MAY 22 – 28, 2022;  AUGUST 28  – SEPTEMBER 3, 2022; SEPTEMBER 4 – 10, 2022; SEPTEMBER 11 – 17, 2022; SEPTEMBER 18 – 24, 2022; SEPTEMBER 25 – OCTOBER 1, 2022; OCTOBER 2 – 8, 2022

Our full bore Italian immersion trip. Coffee, cooking, wine, food, vineyard visit, cheese, history. The perfect trip for accompanying your spouse or friend on the Artistic Enrichment Trip. Or enjoy the trip by yourself or with a friend.  This Adventure of Umbria is one not to be missed.

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