No Starving Artists Here

The start of this year was busy, busy, busy. Courses are filling up fast; a nice number of return artists and that is a good sign. Two are even returning for the 4th time; which make art guests turn into good friends. We also had two guests from Australia, about two...

Spring in the Shenandoah Valley

May is a beautiful month in the Shenandoah Valley. The trees are in full bloom and the flowers are starting to thrive. With everything turning green and the temperature rising near 80 degrees, it is time to get our paints together, pack up the easel and do some...

How has your artwork evolved since you started painting?

Have you found that your style of painting has changed over time? That is quite normal and will automatically happen as you explore and experiment with various mediums and subject matter, different techniques, etc. over time. I don’t think there is anyone who looks...

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Shenandoah Art Destination, 325 Union Run, Lexington VA, USA. 24450

Established in 2010, The Shenandoah Art Destination is one of the only, art vacation retreat schools in the United States.  Home to students from all continents, the Shenandoah Art Destination offers rigorous art classes that include painting (oil and acrylic, watercolor, pastel), plein air painting, drawing, airbrush, drypoint, lino, mono printing and mixed media.
The Manors’s beautiful, 10-acre property is located in Lexington, Virginia, 50 miles north of Roanoke, VA.