Painting: Botanicals As Journal

August 30, 2018 – September 2, 2018

Emily Leonard

The goal of this workshop is to use the subject matter of florals and botanicals as a vehicle to explore student’s inner movements, gestures and dialogues. Each morning you will spend time outdoors foraging for plant life, and bring your findings back into the studio for study. Through painting and mixed media, you will practice letting your natural instincts work for the painting rather than against it – literally using who you are to further the process of art-making. There will be a spirit of openness, so that students can listen carefully to their surroundings and stories. The goal is to better understand the many techniques of painting, but mostly to better understand yourself. Open to all skill levels.


Emily Leonard’s paintings are included in numerous private and public collections around the world. She has participated in residency programs at the the Alfred and Tratford Klots Foundation in Brittany, France and the Jentel Foundation in Banner, Wyoming.

Emily Leonard

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

  • I would like to be contacted about housing in the new dormitory that will have all private rooms with private baths if it is ready for occupancy for workshop dates.
  • $105
  • hard copy paper catalog online catalog or course description

Registration Fees

There will be a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee which enables you to register for as many workshops as you like during 2018. All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax or email (no phone calls please).

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged on cancellations received more than 45 days prior to the start of your workshop. Cancellations received 45 days or less prior to the beginning of the workshop receive no refund.


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