Artist Retreat





Woman Artist Retreat Week-end

September 10-13, 2020- Instructors:  Lorraine McFarland (pastel), Gil Adams (oil)

At beautiful Stone Creek Ranch near Mountain Home, Arkansas

Reservation-payment form 2020


September 12-15 2019- Instructors: Marty Coulter (oil) Cynthia Schanink (watercolor)

The Women Artist Retreat, began in 2012,  is a four day retreat workshop held each year in September at Stone Creek Ranch near Mountain Home, AR.  The Women Artist Retreat offers Plein Air and/or in studio instruction in the painting mediums by our guest artist/ instructors.  The week-end may also include a slide presentation on tips and techniques of photography followed by early morning photo sessions each day with our guest photographer/instructor.

A barbecue/ special meal is usually planned on the last night and community sponsors are invited to meet our participating artists and our guest artist/instructors and to see the work which has been created during the workshops.

The guest artist/instructors for the Women Artist Retreat 2019 will be Cynthia Schanink- watercolor.  Marty Coulter- oil- Instructors may do both studio and plein air sessions

Participants stay at the ranch in facilities that include rooms in the Main Lodge, two cabins and one apartment.  Meals are planned and served family style in the Lodge dining area.  Cost of the Women Artist Retreat includes workshop, room and meals.

For more information about the Women Artist Retreat 2019, please contact Deborah Lively at or 870-425-8291

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2018 participants-L to R Back Row- Maddie Kiefer, Barbara Massie, Aleks Dill (MHHS Student) Instructors Gary Simmons and Richard Stephens, Linda Gonzales, Nancy Bryant, Ramona Culp, Sandy Cardens, Kathleen Thomas, Susan Hatfield Bell, Deborah Lively. Seated- Marlene Gremillion, Dana Johnson, Ann Schwinn, Barbara Robinson, Sheryl Cleverly, Caron Garner, Bobbie Hanson, Roma Earls, Sheila Donley. Floor- Nannette Dougherty, Beth Ivens, Elleen Raines, Karren Hummel, Kathy Bourgeois.





Participants in the 2017 Women Artist Retreat.

Julie Mayser and Phil Schmidt, instructors 2017







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Reservation-payment form 2017