About Us

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Our Origins

We are a team of art educators and travel enthusiasts who have come together to create a one-of-a-kind experience for artists of all levels. Our retreats are dedicated to excellence and advancing the art world. We have hand-selected the best instructors from around the world to guide you on your artistic journey.

Set in the luxurious setting of Marsala, Sicily, our retreats offer a unique blend of art instruction and cultural immersion. From the stunning landscapes and rich history of Sicily to the luxurious accommodations and amenities, every aspect of our retreats has been carefully crafted to provide you with the ultimate artistic and cultural experience.

Our team is dedicated to providing a space where artists can come together to create, learn, and grow. We believe that art has the power to transform and enrich our lives, and it is our mission to provide a setting where artists can truly thrive. We hope that you will join us for this exciting and one-of-a-kind artistic adventure in the beautiful region of Sicily.

Our Staff

Meet our passionate staff from around the world! We can't wait to welcome you into the heart of Sicily and give you an unforgettable experience.

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Rosetta Sciacca

Founder and President

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Peter Soderbaum

Program Director

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Stacy Sturdy

Director of Operations

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Carlo Massimo

Head of Communication

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Alessia Maltese

Executive Assistant

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Bernard Garcia

Teaching Assistant