I am SO grateful I had the opportunity to attend this event. I have been too many art & crafts related events, two other art retreats and Art is You takes the CAKE!!!

I didn’t feel like I was going to class. I feel as though I was gathering with my art sisters and art brothers to create an art piece that will be treasured. When I look at my projects, I remember the process, our conversations and our good times.

I met people that I will be friends with forever including a new international one.

The artists didn’t make me feel inferior. They were open to share their knowledge, time and presence.

I absolutely love the art trunk sale and Scott’s morning talks too. (even though Im not a morning person).

I also love the energy you and Ellen brought to the event. You are both angels.

I’m also glad Jen Cushman and Misty Grosse was there because I met them at the first art retreat I ever attended a few years ago. I think 2012.

I’m not sure how I’m going to get back to Art is You next year, but I’m going to try my best.

I attached a few of my favorite pictures.

Your New Art Sister,


Our friend Kwan can be found here where she blogs regularly about life and art.  While she claimed to not be a morning person, she showed up every morning with grace and enthusiasm. Participating in every moment she could.  It was a joy to make a new art friend.