Prints and Places Printmaking Retreat

Company : UpTrek
Location : Castiglione a Casauria, Abruzzo, Italy
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 $ Dollars (US)

Travel to Italy and learn printmaking with a master fine art printmaker in the picturesque village of Castiglione a Casauria, set at the foot of the Abruzzi mountains. Receive 40 hours expert tuition, complete with accommodation, home-made meals served with local wines, trips and visits, as well as all the materials needed for the printmaking workshops. You will explore various printmaking techniques and create your own prints from scratch under the guidance of an experienced artist.


What's included

  1. 7 nights accommodation
  2. All meals: breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  3. 6 days intensive printmaking workshops with artist Colleen Corradi Brannigan (40 hours tuition)
  4. All printmaking materials, including inks, metal plates and paper
  5. Certificate of completion
  6. 2 excursions
  7. Half-day tour of Rocca Calascio, Bominaco, and Santo Stefano di Sessanio
  8. Visit to San Clemente Abbey, a jewel of medieval history in Abruzzo
  9. Transfers to/from Torre dei Passeri coach station


Not included


Evening meal during the half day excursion

Travel insurance

Personal expenses

Transfers from/to Pescara airport or railway station




Start Dates

April 5 - 12, 2020
August 24 - 31, 2020
September 27 - October 4, 2020


From absolute beginner to experienced artist, all levels are more than welcome. The tutor will teach beginners the basics of printmaking and help more experienced printmakers improve their skills. Working in a small group, the tutor gives each participant individual attention.

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