Art + Trip = August in New England
   August 14 - 19     • August 21- 26  
The workshop cost includes: tuition, opening wine reception,
studio use, or plein air coordination, space for writers to meet,
 planned excursions and a time to remember!  

 Workshops in Gloucester, Massachusetts 
 5-Day  Workshops on Beautiful Cape Ann
Studio Space and Group Events are held at
Northeast Workshop Retreats,
Poets will meet in a private space near the Studio and shore

Week 1 -   Artists: Rebecca Crowell - Advanced Oil & Cold Wax Painting                                                  Elizabeth O'Reilly - Plein Air Painting on Cape Ann  
                    Poet: Elaine Sexton - Poetry - The Practice of Poetry, Seaside
Week 2 -   Artists: Lisa Pressman - Mixed Media - Oil, Wax, Pigment Sticks, & more                                  Kathleen Jacobs - Plein Air Painting on Cape Ann
                   Poet:  Joseph Millar - Three Elements of Poetry on Cape Ann
August on Cape Ann is gorgeous; moderate temperatures and sparkling blue ocean vistas. Gloucester is home of the oldest fishing industry and the first artist colony in the America. Rockport is up the road from Gloucester and has a flavor of its own. This is the backdrop of Cullowhee Mountain Arts two weeks of workshops with favorite art and poetry instructors. It is a perfect setting for art making or writing in and out of the studio or meeting room. There will be opportunities for whale watching, lobster eating, a harbor boat tour, a visit to the Cape Ann Art Museum and the Rocky Neck Art Colony. Join us for a memorable time of visual stimulation and art making!
Lodging can be found through airbnb, vrbo, or can be booked at the Gloucester Marina Hotel  -
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 Two Weeks, Two Art Workshops and One Poetry Workshop each week
Select a studio, plein air or poetry workshop either or both weeks. 
Expect interaction between both classes and opportunities 
for all to work both in and out of the studio.
(Workshops prices vary, please click the links below for details

August 14 – 19

Painting Workshops:

Rebecca Crowell
Elizabeth O’Reilly

August in Gloucester Itinerary - 14 - 19

Poetry Workshop:
Elaine Sexton


August 21- 26
Art Workshops:
Lisa Pressman
Katheen Jacobs

August in Gloucester Itinerary - 21 - 26
Poetry Workshop:
Joseph Millar




  • All offerings have caps for attendants. In order to reserve your spot, it is advisable to enroll as soon as possible.
  • Registrations has been extended to July 25, accompanied by payment in full.

  • A full refund is made when a student registers for a workshop that is canceled or already full at the time of registration. 
  • If the payment was made through paypal, refunds are generally credited within 2 to 3 days. 
  • If the payment was made by check, CMA will send a check back to the purchaser within 10 business days, as long as the original purchase check has cleared. 
  • We are unable to make full refunds if you must withdraw from the trip. However, we will credit you up to 50% of your payment, if you withdraw before July 1, 2016. You may use this credit for any other CMA program or workshop within the calendar year. 
  • We strongly advise that you purchase trip cancellation insurance in the event of an unexpected circumstance (death in the family, accident, illness) that would require you cancel your trip. Please contact a travel agent or your insurance agent for assistance.