18 August, 2015

La Romita is in Umbria

Riva Sole Reviso
8" x 9.75"
Pastel
Casey Klahn


In October I will be going to Italy to teach a 14-day workshop at La Romita.  I first heard about this wonderful art workshop center from a local artist and friend. La Romita was established in 1548 as a monastery. Workshops are housed and catered on site, and logistics for painting forays are supported by the staff.

Here is a blurb from their website:

La Romita School of Art first opened in 1966, under the guidance of Enza Quargnali, as the summer art program of Rockford College in Illinois. For over 50 years people have stayed at La Romita, painting the landscape, people, and towns in the beautiful Umbrian hill country, whose radiant golden light has charmed artists since the days of Perugino and his famous pupil, Rafael.


La Romita.

October 7-21, 2015. Contact me.

1 comment:

Angela Taylor said...

It's beautiful Casey! 1966!!! WOW! Thank you for the interesting read my friend. I love it. Not to mention how your art always, always puts a smile on my face. :) *HUGS*
Angela

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