Information Session: Gallery 222’s Plein Air Painting & Art Lover’s Trip to Italy

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Information Session: Gallery 222’s Plein Air Painting & Art Lover’s Trip to Italy

January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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There’s an information session on Gallery222’s Plein Air Painting & Art Lover’s Trip to Italy is TOMORROW night at 7:30pm. So join us for some great Italian food, see my exhibit and learn more about this amazing trip from the owner of Il Tesoro herself, Rita Favero. She’s quite captivating!
You don’t need to be a painter to join us on this adventure from June 1st to the 8th! We have so many fantastic things planned for the art lovers including truffle hunting! For the painters, you will have a chance to paint some of the most amazing locations and learn plein air painting techniques and instruction from me, featured artist Monique Sarkessian. Our accommodations will be at the picturesque farm-to-table destination Il Tesoro. This amazing villa is family run and features beautiful surroundings both inside and out including a pool and spa. It is truly a hidden treasure in the heart of the Italian countryside. See the complete itinerary below. You won’t believe what we’ve got planned for you. We’re even going truffle hunting!

For Painters….
Each day a specially chosen location will be yours to capture. A local vineyard, a small town, the countryside, a hilltop, a beach and more… all selected for their richness in color and architecture. Plein Air painting and instruction will be led by me Every morning, I will do a plein air painting demonstration around the villa which you may watch or paint along with. We will have an additional painting session each day along with sightseeing, food and enjoying the total experience of the wonderful Italian land. See my work from my trip to Tuscany last year at The trip ends with an exhibit of all the amazing pieces created throughout the week at the villa Later in the summer, trip painters will have an exhibit of their Italy works at Gallery 222 in Malvern!

Art Lover’s (non painting travelers)…
See the beauty of the Italian countryside on a bike or on foot. Enjoy a guided tour of Orvieto including a visit to Modern Art Museum Emilio Greco and Orvieto’s Duomo, a visit to Acquapendente Cathedral, Pugnaloni Flower Mosaic Display and Tour of Urban Vision Murals. Meet local artist and artisans including a ceramics demonstration and painting workshop. Go truffle hunting and then use those truffles in a cooking class and so much more.

Every day will be filled with an amazing opportunity to appreciate the beauty, art and food of the Italian countryside. You can participate in as much or as little of the itinerary as you wish. We just want you to relax and breath in la dolce vita.

Don’t miss the information session on this amazing trip Thursday, January 18th at 7:30pm at Gallery222 Malvern. If you can’t make it, but want more information feel free to email Andrea at to reserve your spot on this fabulous experience.
Click here for the amazing itinerary:

50% deposit is due by February 18 to hold your place. Act know, the spaces are half full!


January 18, 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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