Archive for the 'Art Retreats' Category


Newly Updated 2017 Workshop Calendar !

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on April 1st, 2017

Jacqueline has added MANY new classes, workshops and art retreats for 2017. She will be teaching in the mid-west states of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Indiana, the mountains of North Carolina, her hometown of Cincinnati, the beautiful Pacific coast town of Mendocino, CA and at ART Unraveled in Phoenix. Special extended art retreats in Berea KY, LetterWorks International and Artiscape in Colombus Ohio are welcoming Jacqueline this year.

Use this link to print ~ save + share.

2017 Teach Calendar-YTD

Contact Jacqueline directly if you have any questions about workshop content using this email address –>


Interested in booking Jacqueline to discuss & schedule a workshop, lecture or art retreat for 2018 ? It is never too early to schedule your art event !





Jacqueline’s 2017 Teaching Calendar

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on January 15th, 2017

2017 Teach Calendar-YTD

Jacqueline’s calendar is linked above for printing and sharing. The classes have also been added to the EVENTS section of this website.

Jacqueline has many new and interesting workshops this year as well as a number of different venues from weekly classes in her hometown area of Cincinnati Ohio to on-line classes and workshops across the USA from 2 – 5 days duration.

One of Jacqueline’s most popular workshops – TOTALLY TRANSFERS ! – will be offered in February as a month long on-line class. See this information card for all the details for TOTALLY TRANSFERS !

Jacqueline will be teaching in her home state of Ohio, in near-by Michigan, Tennessee and Kentucky AND traveling to Oregon and California. In between she will be again visiting the Shake Rag School of Arts in Mineral Point Wisconsin and presenting at the LearnShops over a number of days at Berea College, teaching at the 36th International Letterworks in Ogden Utah and once again teaching her eco-printing workshop over a 3 day artist retreat in July.

Jacqueline’s calendar has links to all the sites where she is teaching for more information about the workshops including registration details. Still have questions ? feel free to contact Jacqueline directly at jacquelinesullivan@mac.com

Finally…...Jacqueline continues to offer 4 of her art workshops on DVD ~~ Mixed Media & Textural Collage, Simple Metal  Etching, Go For the Gesso, Acrylics, Textures, Layers & Metallics

This hand-out describes each DVD in detail including cost, run time and purchasing information.  DVD descriptions




New 2016 classes, workshops, retreats + a new on-line Jacqueline class !

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on March 21st, 2016


See Jacqueline’s calendar on this website for all her 2016 classes and her new on-line art class !

Jacqueline will be teaching in her home state of Ohio, in near-by Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky AND traveling to Alberta Canada and California. In between she will be visiting the Shake Rag School of Arts in Mineral Point Wisconsin. And Jacqueline is taking her teaching talents to the on-line world presenting The Magic of Mixed Media, a 4 week art workshop beginning April 25, 2016.

Jacqueline’s calendar has links to all the sites where she is teaching for more information about the workshop including registration details. Still have questions ? feel free to contact Jacqueline directly at jacquelinesullivan@mac.com


Jacqueline’s 2015 calendar has been updated…..

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on April 9th, 2015

through November 2015 !

This year Jacqueline will be presenting many new workshops and frequently requested techniques unique to her style across the United States and Canada. Jacqueline’s workshops are varied in length from 1 – 5 days and are generally appropriate to students of all levels.  Don’t hesitate to contact her for questions about workshop content and your art background ~ all questions welcome !  Jacqueline can be reached @ jacquelinesullivan@mac.com

In April Jacqueline will be in Oregon – in May Washington DC, Atlanta and Ohio – in June Verona Wisconsin and lovely Asheville NC, July brings a long west coast swing beginning during a week at the Red Deer College in Alberta Canada, a week at the Passionate Pen International Calligraphy Conference in Sonoma CA, and 2 weeks at the Mendocino Arts Center.  Jacqueline returns to the Midwest in September and will be teaching at Smitten Dust Studio and the Shiawassee Arts Center in MI, and Shake Rag Alley School of Arts in Mineral Point Wisconsin. Jacqueline will also be returning for what has become her annual teaching visit to the Cedar Lakes Crafts Center in Ripley WV for a fall weekend in September.

In October she returns to CA teaching Acrylics – Lively & Luscious Layers at Cal State Long Beach presented by the Society for Calligraphy – Southern California.

Finally in November Jacqueline returns to Asheville to the Asheville Calligraphy Emporium and will be presenting a design lecture for the Contemporary Quilt & Fiber Arts Guild in her hometown of Cincinnati.

for all the workshop details, links and contact information please see Jacqueline’s calendar http://blog.jacquelinesullivan.com/workshops/

Jacqueline is now scheduling workshops for 2016 and 2017  ~ please contact her to discuss workshops, classes and art retreats for your arts organization, gallery or guild.  Email contact: jacquelinesullivan@mac.com


Chris Wachsmuthin San Francisco

for Jacqueline Sullivan




Jacqueline’s Workshop Calendar ~ new additions !

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on September 21st, 2014

jaci teaching june 2014

Jacqueline has 6 remaining workshops in 2014 and has 10 workshops booked for 2015 at venues across the United States ! Please see the full calendar under the workshops tab.

If you would like to subscribe to Jacqueline’s Studio Letter and receive event cards for upcoming workshops please complete the sign-up form under the MAILING LIST tab and we will welcome you to Jacqueline’s Artists Contacts !

All issues of THE STUDIO LETTER are available online ~ see the ARTICLES tab for the full archive of issues.


Are you interested in hosting Jacqueline in 2015 or 2016 for your art center, guild or community college ?

Contact Jacqueline directly via email @ jacquelinesullivan@mac.com


Jacqueline’s 2014 & 2015 Teaching Calendar – updates now posted !

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on April 21st, 2014

We have added a number of new workshops and venues for the 2014 summer and fall months as well as the early part of 2015. Please take a look under the WORKSHOP tab at the many class topics Jacqueline will be offering in the coming months around the country – she will be in the West [Arizona ~ California & Oregon] ~ and will be presenting in Alaska and in Alberta Canada too !

Are you interested in hosting Jacqueline in 22015 or 2016 for your art center, guild or community college ?

Contact Jacqueline directly via email @ jacquelinesullivan@mac.com.

Chris Wachsmuth for Jacqueline Sullivan



2013 + 2014 Workshop Calendar Updated

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on June 4th, 2013

black+white travel photo

still considering escaping for a workshop this summer or fall ???

My 2013 + 2014

Workshop Calendar

has been updated to include a

number of new venues and topics !

The entire calendar is available by clicking on the workshop tab above.



2 new workshops added to Jacqueline’s 2013 teaching calendar !

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on February 13th, 2013

I am happy to announce that I have added the following workshop dates to my 2013 calendar…….

March 10 – Totally Transfers – an all day workshop to be held in Pontiac Michigan on image transfer techniques. This is a repeat of the Feb 16 Totally Transfer workshop that I have scheduled because there was SO MUCH INTEREST in the topic ….. thank you !!! The workshop is $55 – will be held at the Goldner Walsh Nursery. Registration, workshop details and location information can be found on the workshop invitation card @  http://eepurl.com/vg0B5

May 4 & 5 – Crafting Metallic Elements for Collage & Mixed Media – a 2 day workshop at the lovely art retreat of Whispering Woodlands in Verona Wisconsin ~ a short distance from Madison. This is a brand new workshop for me incorporating many techniques using metal pieces, foils. leaf, paints and etching materials. Registration and workshop details @  http://www.whispering-woodlands.com/



January 2013 Studio Letter

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on January 25th, 2013

was published this week. Here is the link in case you would like to share with your artist community !

Jan ’13 Jacqueline Sullivan’s New Year Studio Letterhttp://eepurl.com/umCd1

If you are not on Jacqueline’s list and would like to receive a subscription please provide us with your contact information by clicking on the MAILING LIST tab.

Thanks – as always for your interest in Jacqueline’s work !

Chris Wachsmuth

for Jacqueline Sullivan



Jacqueline’s Complete 2013 Teaching Calendar

Posted by: Jacqueline Sullivan on January 23rd, 2013

Thank you everyone for your interest in my upcoming calendar of teaching engagements. As you can see from the published calendar I will be traveling throughout the country at workshops and retreats. The website links provide detailed information about the workshop and registration information Please contact me through the comment section of this post or email jacquelinesullivan@mac.com if you have questions. Looking forward to my year of meeting new students and renewing acquaintances from the past !

Jacqueline Sullivan 2013 Teaching Calendar


date Site Location Jacqueline will be teaching website
February 16, 2013 Goldner Walsh Nursery Pontiac, MI Totally Transfers http://eepurl.com/tWBPn
February 26 Artist Network University On-line – 4 week workshop Discovering the Magic of Acrylics http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/discovering-the-magic-of-acrylics
March 16-17, 2013 Chicago Calligraphy Collective Arlington Heights Illinois Visual Poetry – 2 day program www.chicagocalligraphy.org
April 9-13, 2013 Needlework & Textile Guild of Michigan Bloomfield Hills, MI Acrylic Meets Fiber http://ntgm.org
April 18 – 21, 2013 Artiscape Artist Gathering Dublin Ohio 1. Transparent Collage Book2. Creativity Collage Journal http://www.europeanpapers.com
May 21-23, 2013 Village Brush Strokes Workshop Hot Springs Arkansas Acrylic, Texture, Layers & Metallics http://www.hsvbrushstrokes.com
June 8-9, 2013 Art Center of Traverse City Traverse City/Williamsburg, MI Glorious Papers http://artcentertraversecity.cominfo@artcentertraversecity.com
June 26, 27, 28, 2013 Friends of Book Arts Pacific University Forest Grove, Oregon 1. Mixed Media for Book Arts2. Molding Paste and the Book3. Paste Paper and Tackett Binding  www.focusonbookarts.org
July 15- 19, 2013 Red Deer College Red Deer Alberta Visual Poetry – 5 day program http://www.rdc.ab.ca
Aug 9 – 10, 2013 Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center Frankfort, MI Acrylic, Texture, Layers & Metallics – 2 day program Oliverartcenterfrankfort.org
Aug 19 – 23, 2013 Mendocino Arts Center Mendocino CA Acrylic, Texture, Layers, Metallics – 4 day program http://www.mendocinoartcenter.org/
Sept 6 – 8, 2013 The Jacksonville Center for the Arts Floyd, Virginia Acrylic, Texture, Layers & Metallics – 3 day program http://jacksonvillecenter.org/info@jacksonvillecenter.org
Sept 20 – 22, 2013 Cedar Lakes Crafts Center Ripley, West Virginia Metallic Collage www.cedarlakes.com
Oct 19 & 20, 2013 Lettersong Studio & Gallery Louisville Kentucky Mixed Media for Book Arts for registration info contactJen Grovejsgrove23@gmail.com 


Jacqueline Sullivan is a teacher and mixed-media artist, with experience in graphic design, advertising and publications.

“All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their

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