these days of high gas prices and difficult air travel, you may
not want to travel to a workshop. If so, consider having a workshop
brought to you! Michael Chesley Johnson will gladly travel to your location and
present a workshop tailored just for you and your group!
workshops can be:
to five days or longer
any student level, from beginner to advanced or
soft (chalk) pastel or oil painting
or plein air or both
Here are some general details:
is US$300/student for a 5-day plein air landscape workshop, plus
travel and lodging. This is based on a minimum of 6
students and a maximum of 12. If you would like a workshop of
a different length, the rate is US$60/day/student plus travel
and lodging, if any. (The minimum number of students may change
for workshops of shorter duration.)
will be waived if sponsor will provide Michael with housing.
deposit of US$100 per student is required. Deposits are
generally non-refundable; if a student needs to cancel, the
deposit can be applied to a later workshop with Michael.
are encouraged to add a fee to the 300/student for
refreshments and other expenses.
does not need to provide meals.
well-lit studio space must provided to accomodate students
and their easels. Even an outdoor painting workshop may run
into a rainy day. Space will also be used for daily critiques
typically run Monday-Friday, 9-4, with a short break
for a bag lunch.
are just general details. The workshop can be completely customized
to your group. Don't hesitate, because Michael
often books workshops over a year in advance!
Looking for references? Michael has taught at workshop centers and for art groups such as the following: Art Barn (IN); Acadia Workshop Center (ME); Sedona Arts Center (AZ); Old Forge Arts Center (NY); Sunbury Shores Art & Nature Centre (NB); Pastel Artists Canada (ON); New Hampshire Plein Air (NH); Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod (MA); York Art Association (ME): Springfield Area Pastelists (IL); Los Reyes Gallery (AZ); Bay River Art Guild (AL); Roswell Museum (NM); Hubbard Museum of the American West (NM); ArtCenter Traverse City (MI); Lawrence Academy (MA) and Cloudcroft Art Workshops (NM).