2017 Western North Carolina Plein-Air Workshop Retreat

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YOU MUST COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BEFORE MAKING A RESERVATION AT THE INN

REGISTER FOR RETREAT HERE

The Art Loft is pleased to host a Western North Carolina Plein-Air Workshop Retreat with renowned artist Cindy Baron at the Historic Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis, North Carolina.

Cindy is a signature member of
Oil Painters of America and a plein air enthusiast. Her extensive travels have given her an abundance of information and knowledge which she shares with her students. She has became a highly sought after instructor, teaching her skills around the country. Find out more about Cindy Baron – Cindy Baron’s Website here

 

The Historic Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis North Carolina is set in a 19th Century charming country style farmhouse on the edge of the Pisgah National Forest. The farm is only 6.5 miles from Grandfather Mountain State Park and has been recognized many times as an award winning historic hotel. The Mast Farm Inn enjoys the status as a boutique hotel and is also on the select registry as a Country Inn.  As a specialty, the inn is also well known for its gourmet farm to table fine dining.

More about the Mast Farm Inn – Mast Farm Inn Website

mast_farm_2The workshop will consist of 5 nights at the Mast Farm Inn and 4 days of teaching and will be an outdoor plein-air workshop (weather permitting). The surrounding at the Inn itself is a plein-air painters dream with the historic farmhouse, a unique old barn, and all the original cabins, pathways and gardens.   The dates for this amazing workshop will be checking in on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 and checking out Friday, September 15th, 2017. Class days will be from Monday-Thursday with pleasantries in the evenings at the farm and local establishments. The Historic Mast Farm Inn has a one of a kind dining experience with gourmet, farm to table, fine dining so if you are interested in enjoying the fine food fare during the retreat Anita will be contacting you after registration with information on how to participate as this requires advanced notice.

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To sign up for this workshop you will need to fill out the registration form by clicking the link below and pay the workshop deposit.  You will then go to the Mast Farm Inn online for information to place your reservation and make payment for your room with them. Selection of your room is first come first serve.  Be sure to tell them you are with the Artloft Workshop Retreat and Anita Elder as rooms are reserved specifically for the workshop at special rates. Links to the registration form and the Mast Farm Online Reservations are listed below.

Please join us for this fun filled and informative workshop. The subject matter we all enjoy painting will be waiting just outside our door.        Anita Elder

 

YOU MUST COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BEFORE MAKING A RESERVATION AT THE INN

REGISTER FOR RETREAT HERE Mast Farm Inn Reservations – HERE

 

Retreat Information…

  • Dates – September 10th to 15th, 2017 (5 nights, 4 days of class)
  • Maximum participants – 12
  • Total for entire WNC Retreat package is $1886 – which includes:
    • 4 days of quality instruction from nationally renown artist Cindy Baron
    • 5 nights at the boutique Mast Farm Inn
    • Meals – 5 breakfasts , 5 picnic lunches, and 2 dinners (1 four course gourmet, 1 three course country)
    • An abundance of quality painting and artistic social time.
  • Payment for art instruction will be made through Anita Elder and rooms/meals through The Mast Farm Inn.