A Painting Holiday in Italy
We are dedicated to encouraging and facilitating individual students’ creativity within a safe, friendly and inspiring environment. We welcome people who are travelling on their own, as well as those in a couple. The accommodation is excellent with many rooms having their own en-suite. The wonderful nature of this type of holiday is that many people find friendships which often continue beyond the course.
Link to Accommodation website: villapia.com/gallery
Each student will be gently encouraged to express themselves with the materials and environment provided; to develop their own painting language rather than to strive for a prescribed traditional standard. There are 2 studios that are open from morning the night. If students want to continue working into the evening under their own steam this is a definite possibility.
Painting with Gareth Edwards and Rachael Reeves
Rachael and Gareth have been married for thirty two years and have years of teaching experience, as well as being fully professional contemporary artists with international reputations. They both mentor at the much-garlanded Newlyn School of Art in Cornwall and have lectured at some of the UK’s leading art colleges, including Chelsea College of Art, John Moores University Liverpool and Falmouth University.
Gareth has an enviable reputation as one the leading contemporary landscape painters of his generation and has recently won two major awards, the David Simon Contemporary Art award and the International Farindola LIBERO Arts award 2018. Read more about your tutors.