9 Awesome Retreats for Graphic Designers

Looking for a creative getaway to find design inspiration and plenty of awesome to go with it? You can’t go wrong with the following nine awesome retreats for graphic designers!


1. Art Retreats International

When you seek renewal on a grand scale, why not take a retreat to a new exotic destination? These retreats take you to far flung locations such as Morocco, Japan, and France to help you escape the everyday and ordinary.


2. California Center for Creative Renewal

If you are looking for a more spiritual and holistic getaway, consider the California Center for Creative Renewal. They concentrate on renewing your creative energies by meditating and focusing on your creative spirit.


3. Donna Downy Studios

Located in Huntersville, North Carolina, Donna Downey Studios has a number of art events and workshops throughout the year. The sessions focus on modern creativity with a wide range of materials and media.


4. Teesha Moore Play Retreat

Teesha Moore is an artist that delves into a funk, abstract art form that’s both wild and vibrant. Her retreat takes place at Fort Worden, a former military base on the ocean located in Port Townsend, Washington.

5. Valley Ridge Art Studio

Tucked away on a farm in Wisconsin, the Valley Ridge Art Studio is housed on a farm and features workshops and retreats that allow the artist to escape from everyday life and concentrate on creativity.


6. European Papers Artiscape

The Artiscape is a retreat in Columbus, Ohio, where artists and graphic designers can take part in more than 50 different workshops throughout the three-day weekend.


7. Art is You

Art is You takes place on both the East and West coast, dividing time between California and Connecticut. The focus is on finding the artist that lives inside of you.


8. An Artist’s Retreat with Anna Rhodes

Skill level is no hindrance for An Artist’s Retreat with Anna Rhodes, because this skill-enhancing retreat is all about learning something new. Located in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, it’s an easy place to find inspiration.


9. Wilderness Artists’ Retreat at Chewonki

When you really want to get away from it all and concentrate on your art, you can attend the Wilderness Artists’ Retreat at the Chewonki Foundation in Wicasset, Maine. Get one-on-one training and tips from a professional artist on painting the landscapes.


Author’s Bio:

Brian Morris writes for the PsPrint Design & Printing Blog. PsPrint is an online commercial printing company. Follow PsPrint on Twitter @PsPrint and Facebook.


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