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TO BE FISHED BY A POEM – WRITING EN PLEIN AIR with Richard Osler

La Romita School of Art Terni,

To be fished by a poem. What a thought! But the longer I write poetry the more the words of Jack Gilbert ring true for me. Poetry fishes us to find a world…Come to Italy and be fished. Or to put it another way in the words of Canadian poet Susan Musgrave, come and discover […]

$2650

IGNITE YOUR CREATIVE FIRE – with Richard Alan Nichols

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Richard Alan Nichols invites you to a workshop focused on exploring the creative process. Participants will be encouraged to dig deep, to think differently, and to experiment with their art in ways they may never have before. These experiments are like sparks, intended to ignite a more creative and passionate connection to painting. This 10-day […]

$3100

FIGURATIVE PAINTING with Joseph Lorusso

La Romita School of Art Terni,

We are excited to have figurative painter Joseph Lorusso coming to lead a workshop at La Romita in 2019!  We are working out some of the details about the itinerary and will have more information up soon. In the meantime, we can tell you that the workshop will focus on studio time with Joseph, painting […]

$3250

IL SOLE with Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Experimental Printmaking, Drawing and Collage Using the Sun Join Katherine Brimberry and Suzi Davidoff for their fourth Italian Intensive Workshop and explore new and innovative strategies for combining printmaking, drawing, and collage. Solar Plate etching uses prepared, light-sensitive polymer plates, sunlight and water to create images that can be printed using intaglio or relief techniques. […]

$3300

PAINT ANYTHING WITH CONFIDENCE – with Nancy Tankersley

La Romita School of Art Terni,

In this workshop, Nancy takes you from painting still life to landscape and even figures. While concentrating on understanding basic shapes and light source, you will learn that most representational painting is based on these two concepts and there is no need to limit yourself on subject matter! Drawing is important and Nancy will show […]

$3250

SKETCHBOOKS IN ITALY with Ken O’Connell

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Sketching with Ken is an adventure in seeing the world with fresh eyes. You will learn to work portably, quickly, and with an eye towards capturing fragments of wonderful experiences. The sketchbook is your portable studio and your portable history. The spirit of the rough sketch is to see simply and to learn to draw […]

CAPTURE THE ARCHITECTURE OF UMBRIA IN YOUR ITALIAN LANDSCAPES – with Nancie King Mertz

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Pastelists and oil painters will benefit from this workshop with its focus on correct perspective. While the villages and villas located in one of Italy’s most picturesque regions provide the perfect point of interest in landscape work,  the drawing must be right to create successful paintings.  This workshop will cover one-point, two-point and atmospheric perspective […]

$3250

Poet as Diviner: Hunting the Pluck of Poetry

Online Workshop

In this 6-part zoom session you will be invited to find the hidden within you and transform it into life-giving poems. On our final session we will be guided by the celebrated book- artist Terry Ann Carter in making a permanent memento of some of our best lines of poetry and later we’ll celebrate with […]

$160

Revisiting the Italian Landscapes – with Nancy Tankersley

Online Workshop

2-Part Workshop: Saturday June 20 and  27,  1 PM EST There are only 8 slots available for this workshop! From Nancy: “I’ve filmed 2 hour-long videos of me painting an Italian landscape. After you register and pay, you'll receive the link to the first video. You'll have at least 5 days to view it and […]

$300

Let’s Paint the Green Heart of Italy…Virtually! – with Nancie King Mertz

Online Workshop

“While we dream of travel, let us use art to keep us together. Just eight months ago I was in Italy with many of you…in the kind of immersive, dedicated workshops that La Romita has been offering for more than fifty years. Central Italy is landscape sculpted by man, the architecture of another age, and […]

$300

Splashing Acrylics – with Ming Franz

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Join us for this innovative 4-week zoom online class with the artist, Ming Franz. Join Ming online as she works from her home studio where she will demonstrate and lecture the first hour and look at student's work offering guidance and critique for the second hour. Ming will also be in contact with students via […]

$200

Journey to our Inner Artist – with Claudette Gamache

La Romita School of Art Terni,

The three, one hour classes, will be held weekly and will include exercises and tools to help stoke our creative fire. The last class will be a pastel demonstration incorporating all from the first two. Our creative fire is ignited by the use of memory, passion, and imagination that incorporate who we are, our very […]

$90

Painting the Italian Landscapes – with Nancy Tankersley

Online Workshop

2-Part Workshop: Saturday August 22 and 29,  1 PM Eastern There are only 10 slots available for this workshop! From Nancy: “I’ve filmed 2 hour-long videos of me painting an Italian landscape. After you register and pay, you'll receive the link to the first video. You'll have at least 5 days to view it and […]

$300

Retrospective Online – with Ken O’Connell

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Drawings, sketchbooks, paintings, prints, photography, animation, and ceramic works, dating from 1963-2020 This summer Ken finally responded to a growing chorus of requests to mount a retrospective of his work. It opened with a quite limited public July 3rd at the Karin Clarke Gallery in Eugene Oregon. In order to make his opening available to […]

$25

Art for a Travel Journal

Online Workshop

Tuesdays, October 27, November 10, and November 17 From 10 am till noon (Pacific time) Penelope Youngfeather is offering an online class Art for a Travel Journal, an opportunity to learn, have fun and enliven any sketchbookor journal, past, present or future. Penelope carries a sketchbook at all times, admitting  “I might not sketch wherever […]

$105

Let’s Paint Venice!

La Romita School of Art Terni,

Nov.6-8, 10 am start time, CST “While we dream of travel, let us use art to keep us together. Just a year ago I was in Italy with many of you...in the kind of immersive, dedicated workshops that La Romita has been offering for more than fifty years. Italy is landscape sculpted by man, the […]

$300

Art for a Travel Journal

Online Workshop

Tuesdays, February 9, 16, 23 From 10 am till noon (Pacific time) Penelope Youngfeather is offering an online class Art for a Travel Journal, an opportunity to learn, have fun and enliven any sketchbookor journal, past, present or future. Penelope carries a sketchbook at all times, admitting  “I might not sketch wherever I am but […]

$105

As La Romita School caters to multiple levels of instruction and various forms of the arts, prices will vary by session, season, instructor, and offerings.

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