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Fall/Winter Workshops

Join Michael for plein air workshops in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado from late October into mid-April.  You’ll be painting in beautiful desert country with many hiking trails and vistas.  Details and registration at

Summer Workshops

Michael  reserves summer and fall in Lubec, Maine, to offer en plein air workshops. Both oil and pastel are welcome, and every level of student, from beginner to advanced, will benefit from the workshop.  The season starts in July and runs through mid-September.  You can sign up now at 

 June 2-12, 2018: SCOTLAND,  Isle of Skye

Painting Retreat for Past Students
Join Michael for ten days of painting Scotland’s beautiful Isle of Skye!
Price: Details coming soon! If you’re interested, please let Michael know and he will let you know as details become available.

June 16-23, 2018: ITALY, Florence
Painting Retreat Hosted by La Meridiana of Certaldo

Join Michael for a week of painting the Tuscan landscape! The group will stay at the Villa Fattoria Bacìo in Certaldo Alto with painting excursions to Siena, La Meridiana, San Gimignano and Barberino.
Price: Starts at € 2,200. Includes transportation to/from Florence Airport, daily transportation to locations, all meals. For full details about this exciting trip to Italy, download this information sheet.

Other Workshops
In addition to teaching workshops in Downeast Maine and in Sedona, Arizona, Michael teaches for a number of art groups and associations throughout the year.  To see a master schedule of his workshops, visit the workshop page of his website.


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