The May 2020 Sunset Paint Outs with Richard Sleigh will be on
Thursday, May 14 & Saturday, May 16
Due to COVID-19 and our desire to keep our artists safe, we will be following a strict safety protocol for the
September 22-26, 2020 Hameau Artist Retreat
We will be practicing plein air social distancing and mask wearing, and most demonstrations will be held outside.
There will be limited enrollment to ensure proper social distancing, so register soon!
Contact Susan at SNicholasArt@gmail.com for more information
HAMEAU RETREAT INFORMATION
"Instructed and facilitated by the talented and vivacious Susan Nicholas Gephart, the annual Hameau Farm Artist Retreat in Big Valley, Pennsylvania, is a great opportunity to share, create, and learn all things art and plein air."
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Featured in PleinAir Today
Hameau Farm Studio Artist Retreat is a gathering place for artists to share, create, learn, and have fun. The unique studio, variety of landscape views, gourmet food, and camaraderie compel the artists to return. From the beginner to the professional artist, Hameau captures and inspires the creative spirit in a positive and supportive atmosphere.
About the Retreats
Audrey Gay Rodgers, the owner of Hameau Farm, rents out the studio space to
Susan Nicholas Gephart for the artist retreats. Gay's creative passion is to cook the meals for the artists.
Hameau Farm is a working dairy farm in Belleville, PA.
6364 SR 655
Belleville, Pa 17004
About the Farm & Studio
Audrey Gay Rodgers, the owner of Hameau Farm, and her helpers cook the wonderful, nutritious meals we eat during the Artist Retreat. She prides herself in presenting beautiful meals in a beautiful setting. Her goal is to provide sustenance for all the hungry painters and make them happy!
"Thank you again for the amazing opportunity you provided me with today by
allowing me to join you, and other very talented artists and friends...It truly
was an AMAZING day..."
We welcome mature students of high school or college age for our Mentor Day. Join Hameau Artists of all levels for a relaxing day of painting at a discounted price.
There are multiple options for lodging. Retreat attendees may stay in the Hameau Rustic Cabins for free, or can book rooms in one of the local B&Bs. Book your accommodations separately and quickly, because space is limited.
Susan Nicholas Gephart is an award winning pastel and oil painter who has been creating colorful, impressionistic landscapes "plein air" for over thirty years. She works and teaches in all mediums, and welcomes all levels to attend the Hameau Retreat
Meet the Instructor
Join us for the Sunset Paint Out with musician, Richard Sleigh, serenading the artists.
The Sunset Paint Out is followed by more music and a special themed dinner. We recommend professional artists take advantage of the sunset paint out.
Sunset Paint Out
One of the best perks of attending a Hameau Artist Retreat is the access to tons of free art supply samples at Susan's "Sponsors Table."
This unique opportunity for attending Hameau artists enables exploration of expensive fine artist quality materials for all mediums.