ANNUAL PLEIN AIR ARTIST RETREATS

Welcoming All Artists

From Oil Painters to Pastelists,

Beginners to Professionals,

Hameau Inspires Everyone

Located in the Big Valley of Central Pennsylvania

Register for the 22nd Annual May 11-17, 2020 Hameau Artist Retreat

Plan ahead for the 23rd Annual May 10-16, 2021
Day options available for all Hameau Artist Retreats
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Susan demonstrating Gablin oils in the Hameau field
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Susan Nicholas Gephart
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Plein air painting at Hameau Farm
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Hameau Farm Studio Artist Exhibit

Nov. 22 & 23, 2019

Single-Day Hameau Studio Winter Paint Ins

Feb. 1 & March 7, 2020

22nd Annual Spring Hameau Artist Retreat

May 11-17, 2020

 REGISTRATION 

Thanksgiving Special Prices:

Register and pay in full by Saturday, November 30th to receive $10/day off your retreat fee.

Register and pay 50% of your total fee by Saturday, November 30th to receive $8/day off your retreat fee.

Register and pay the $100 nonrefundable deposit by Saturday, November 30th to receive $5/day off your retreat fee.

Retreat Prices:

Regular (this is your first, second, or third Hameau Retreat): $105/day + Meals

 

Alum (you have attended three or more Hameau Retreats): $100/day + Meals

 

Professional (you're not here for instruction, just to paint): $75/day + Meals

 

Mentor Student (for teens): $75/day (includes meals). Tuesday of May Retreat Only.

 

Prices includes instruction, studio space, and access to art supply samples. Sponsors’ Art Supply Table is available for all attending artists.

Meal Prices (per day):

Breakfast: $12

Lunch: $14

Dinner: $17

All Three: $36

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 CONTACT US 

You can also email or call Susan directly at SNicholasArt@gmail.com or 814-360-2116

 

 HAMEAU RETREAT INFORMATION 

Read the article here.

And read more articles about Susan on OutdoorPainter.com here.

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 ca...

The owner of Hameau Farm, Audrey Gay Rodgers, rents out the studio space to Susan Nicholas Gephart for the Hameau Artist Retreats. Gay's creative passion is to prepare and cook meals for the artists.

The Farm

Hameau Farm in the Big Valley is a working dair...

Susan Nicholas Gephart

Organizer and Instructor

Susan Nicholas Gephart is an award winning pastel and oil painter who has been creating colorful, impressionistic landscapes "plein air" for over forty years. She works and teaches in all mediums, and welcomes all levels to...

Audrey Gay Rodgers, the owner of Hameau Farm, and her helpers cook the wonderful, nutritious meals we eat during the Artist Retreat. Gay will take into account any dietary needs you request in her meal preparations. She prides herself in presenting beautiful meals in a...

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.

The Sunset Paint Out u...

Mentor 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. Sample products are provided for all students. There is a student discount; For prices, contact Susan Nicholas Gepha...

Supplies

One of the best perks of attending a Hameau Artist Retreat is the access to tons of free art supply samples at the "Sponsors' Table." Susan has worked hard to get national art companies to back all of her workshops.  Her sponsors are Gamblin Artist Colors, Jack...

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 or hotels.

Cabins

When we say "rustic," we really mean it. There is no electricity or running water in the cabins, and...

We organize Hameau Artist Retreats based on registration. We use the information you give us in your registration to decide on morning and field demonstrations, as well as excursions to other locations.

Certain demos may use a specific medium, but Susan has the unique a...

Q: Where is the Hameau Farm Studio Artist Retreat?

A: The Retreat is held at Hameau Farm in the Big Valley of Central PA (Bellevile, PA).

Q: What is the Hameau Farm Studio Artist Retreat?

A: The Hameau Farm Studio Artist Retreat is a gathering place for artists to share,...

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WHY STUDY WITH SUSAN?

These companies support all of Susan's classes, workshops, and artist retreats. All artists who attend Susan's events have the unique opportunity to explore expensive, fine artist quality materials for all mediums.

WHY BUY SUSAN'S ART?

Susan's one-of-a-kind originals are created with the finest and most archival materials available today. Bring fine art into your home with the security of knowing it will last forever and be treasured for generations.

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