Australian Art Retreat

Location: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 

Escape to the picturesque Ballarat for a week-long artist retreat focused on representational expression. This unique experience is designed to inspire and rejuvenate your artistic spirit while you learn new skills and build lasting connections.

Accommodation Options:

Share a Room: Perfect for friends or couples who wish to share the experience. ($1300 pp)

Private Room: Enjoy the comfort and privacy of your own space. ($1800 pp)

You will stay in either a charming 1920s renovated cottage, where our daily lessons will take place, or in a modern two-bedroom unit, with daily visits to the cottage for activities.

What's Included:

All Art Supplies: Everything you need to create your masterpieces.

Accommodation: Choose between shared or private rooms.

Daily Platters: Delicious platters supplied by local Ballarat businesses.

Hand-Cooked Breakfast on Day 5: Prepared by your host.

Retreat Schedule:

Day 1 (Arrival Day): Settle in and get to know your fellow artists. Arrival from 3 PM onwards.

Day 2: Learn how to stretch and prime your canvases, plus lots of art talk and inspiration sharing. While waiting for paint to dry we will visit Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Days 3 & 4: Dive into painting! Create multiple works as you embrace speed painting and free yourself from the idea of perfection.

Day 5: Pack up in the morning and enjoy a hand-cooked breakfast together.

Our retreat is designed to help you loosen up your work, explore new techniques, and build wonderful relationships with like-minded artists. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just looking to expand your skills, this retreat is for you.

Book Now to Secure Your Spot!

This $300 (non refundable) deposit holds your space and the remaining amount is due the week before your stay. 

For more information email me at

Don't miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in art, inspiration, and camaraderie in beautiful Ballarat!

Take a closer look at the cottage where the retreat will be held. This is a 3 bedroom cottage with 2 queen beds and 1 double bed.

Take a closer look at the unit. This is a modern 2 bedroom unit where artists will sleep but come over to the cottage each day.

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