2019 Visual arts retreat
The nearest grocery store is about a fifteen-minute drive down the mountain. If you have any specific needs, you may want to stop at the local Food Lion prior to arrival.
We will have plenty of water, snacks, coffee between our regular meals.
We recommend you bring a personal water bottle, walking shoes, and your favorite pen and journal.
Arrival is 5 p.m. on Friday June 21st 2019
The retreat will end by 11 a.m. on Sunday morning
The nearest airports are PTI in Greensboro and CLT Charlotte
Pay your registration here.
See our list of Presenters here.
Friday June 21st
5pm: Arrive at Lodge, Check In
6pm: Opening dinner
7pm: Session One with Stephen Roach and Brandon Willett:
Saturday June 22nd
*early morning reserved for personal prayer and quiet time
8:30am: Session Two with Lauren Olinger: Photography & The Theology of the Ordinary
10:00am - Break/Coffee Refill
10:30 am - Session Three with Allison Luce: Liminal Spaces - The Journey of a Life in the Arts.
12:30 pm: Lunch
2:00 pm: Elective: (Ty Clark Satellite Q & A) **This session is optional. Feel free to spend 2-4 pm creating.
2:30 pm: Elective: (Vesper Stamper Satellite Q & A) **This session is optional. Feel free to spend 2-4 pm creating.
4:00 pm: Session Four with Thomas Torrey: Film As Visual Poetry
7pm: Session Five with Corey Frey: Stewarding An Art Historical Perspective
8:00 pm: Community Sharing and Discussion
9:30 pm: Elective: Many Beautiful Things Documentary Film Showing
Sunday June 23rd
8:30am: Session Six with Stephen Roach: Five Creativity Killers
10am: Crafting An Artist Blessing
11am: Pack up and Departure