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Painting portraits from the model with Stacy Kamin, 13-20 May 2017

We are delighted to offer a painting workshop led by the accomplished painter Stacy Kamin. Not only is she blessed with an extraordinary talent, but she is a natural teacher who excels at imparting technical knowledge and inspiring even the most uncertain student. Her patience, generosity and sense of joie de vivre encourage a relaxed atmosphere, making learning [...]

Help sustain creativity in 2017

  At La Porte Peinte we provide sanctuary, community, and resources to artists, writers, musicians, and dancers from around the world. In 2017 we hope to increase our ability to offer opportunities to those who might not otherwise be able to benefit from them. Please make a year-end contribution to help this happen. In 2016 [...]

Accepting applications for work-exchange artist residencies

We are now taking applications for two 3-month work-exchange residencies. Candidates, who may be artists, writers, musicians, photographers or architects, must possess solid knowledge of construction, plumbing, and electrics, for renovation work on our medieval half-timbered building in Burgundy, France. The residency period may fall between 1 November 2016 and 1 April 2017. Interested parties, please contact us at info@laportepeinte.com

Atelier Ouvert: Susan Tonkin Riegel

Nous sommes ravis de vous inviter à La Porte Peinte le mercredi 5 octobre entre 10h et 13h pour voir les oeuvres en cours de Susan Tonkin Riegel, notre artiste-peintre en résidence depuis un mois. Son travail ludique, semi-abstrait, offre des paysages habités par des êtres de toutes sortes, des motifs flottants, des structures mystérieux, [...]

Atelier Ouvert: Stacy Kamin

Ce samedi 24 septembre, nous vous invitons à passer voir les oeuvres en cours de l'artiste-peintre Stacy Kamin. Ses oeuvres en huile, gouache, et aquarelle au rendu superbe sont inspirées par la vie de tous les jours à Noyers sur Serein. Come to the Porte Peinte on 24 September for a look at Los Angeles painter Stacy Kamin's [...]

Atelier Ouvert: Daniel van Benthuysen

Ce samedi, venez voir les aquarelles de Daniel van Benthuysen, artiste en résidence à La Porte Peinte. Visit Daniel van Benthuysen's open studio this Saturday for a look at the watercolours he's been working on during his residency at La Porte Peinte.        

Learn to make paper flowers with Momoca Usagi

Momoca will be teaching two workshops in paper flower making, one using origami techniques, and the other inspired by flower offerings and ornaments she saw in Catholic churches in Oaxaca.

Upcoming Open Studio with Sed Miles

We are excited to announce photographer Sed Miles' open studio event coming up in a couple of weeks. This is the culmination of two months of work in residence, and part of a bigger project he launched in 2010. It's wonderful work, loaded with compassion and an intimate sense of the universal in humanity.  

Help The Wine Project travel to Edinburgh

We watched Sacha Copland begin to create Java Dance Theatre's wondrous The Wine Project when she was at La Porte Peinte as a dancer-in-residence, dancing in the vineyards and atop a wine barrel donated by a local wine producer. Even in its nascent form it was compelling and magical. It has since dazzled audiences all [...]

Register now for a May writing workshop with Carla Drysdale

Crossing the threshold: writing one’s way into forbidden landscapes of feeling Carla Drysdale In this three-day workshop designed to generate new writing, we will take as our touchstone and guide Rumi’s words “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you./Don’t go back to sleep.” How do we cross Rumi’s “doorsill where the two worlds [...]