Artistic Adventures Abroad


Join me for seven amazing nights at an historic inn in East TN near Gatlinburg for a a week of painting in gorgeous locales, eating great food and meeting fabulous artists. This is an ideal trip for artists who really want to paint their hearts out and be in an inspiring and relaxing setting with…
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WORKSHOP AT GHOST RANCH-Sept. 25- Oct. 3, 2023 – JOIN ME

September 25 – October 3, 2023     Painting Workshop, Abiquiu, NM  Come paint for 8 glorious nights with me in Georgia O’keeffe’s country where she lived and worked. The vistas are breathtaking. There is so much to paint and be inspired by –it’s unreal!  We will paint plein air every day (weather permitting) and have…
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The Artist Residency I attended at Ghost Ranch

I had the most amazing time at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, NM in October, 2022. I attended the month-long residency for artists where I lived and worked in a casita on the ranch with 7 other artists. I didn’t have to teach or provide work for anyone other than myself. It was a time of…
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Rachael with a group of women outdoors

CANCELLED: Women’s Trip to Italy – May 23-30, 2020!

DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS, SADLY WE HAD TO CANCEL THIS FABULOUS TRIP TO ITALY. WE HOPE TO MAKE IT UP SOON. Hello Artists! I’d love to have you join me for a week in Tuscany — in Cortona, Italy to be precise! Come for a week of plein-air painting, hiking, eating amazing food, taking wonderful…
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Rachael in a restaurant with her group

Our Trip to Italy Was Amazing!

Workshop in Cortona, Italy Cortona Group 2019 at our last dinner together. Artistic Adventures Abroad recently returned from a week-long workshop/trip to Cortona, Italy with 10 amazing women! I cannot tell you what a blessed time it was to share the beauty that is Tuscany with these fine ladies. Italy had experienced a very cold…
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Upcoming Women’s Retreat to Italy – June 8 – 15, 2019

I’m excited to announce that Artistic Adventures Abroad is offering a unique opportunity to attend a workshop in the beautiful Tuscan hillside town of Cortona, Italy. This retreat will be a week dedicated to creating art, journal writing, personal reflection and, of course, outstanding food and wine!  By spending a full 7 nights in one…
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