Journey, the memories, the dreams, and the reflections along the road one travels, has been a constant theme in my painting ...

Art & Study Retreats in Italy

Pension Bencista: a room with a view

Drawing and Pastel Painting in Tuscany

May 17 - May 24, 2014
Come join us for seven days of drawing and pastel painting in the hills of Tuscany. Stay at the beautiful Pensione Bencista in Fiesole overlooking the city of Florence. Spend mornings drawing or pastel painting on the terrace, in the gardens and on the grounds of the villa. Savor the delicious Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy exploring the city of Florence in the afternoons, one afternoon of guided museum visits and several evening lectures on Renaissance Florence. Learn More