Textured Art Retreats

I took Ginger's April Workshop and had an amazing experience. Ginger is a wonderful teacher and her textures are fun and unique. Her studio was filled with inspiration and the atmosphere was relaxing. I highly recommend Ginger's workshops.

-Elaine Brockman

 

Learn first-hand how to create unique textures, plus add depth and interest to your artwork during a three-day, four-night art retreat.

Perfect for beginners or the more seasoned artist.

You'll receive:

  • 15 hours of one-on-one art instruction over three days
  • 4 hours (optional) of personalized feedback
  • Two 16" x 20" canvases
  • Luxury accommodations & round-trip transportation to/from the Jackson-Evers International Airport (with Luxury Retreat Package)
  • Meals
  • Ginger’s signature art apron
  • Gift bag

Ginger provides texture medium and tools you can use during the workshop, but you will need to bring your own paints. (You can purchase Ginger's Signature Paint Series and have it shipped to her studio ahead of time.)

Luxury Retreat Package: $1,995 (US Dollars. Limited availability.)

Standard Retreat Package: $1,595 (US Dollars. Limited availability.)

 

*Please note Ginger's studio is located on the second floor, accessible by stairs. See additional frequently asked questions below.*

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival Day

Day 2 - Full day of art instruction

  • Continental breakfast
  • 10 a.m. - Noon: Texture instruction
  • Noon: Feedback & Networking Lunch
  • 1-4 p.m. Surprise art instruction
  • Specially-prepared gourmet dinner

Day 3 - Full day of art instruction

  • Continental breakfast 
  • 10 a.m. - Noon: Painting with Ginger
  • Noon: Feedback & Networking Lunch
  • 1-4 p.m. Painting with Ginger
  • Specially-prepared gourmet dinner

Day 4 - Full day of art instruction & Departure Option 1

  • Continental breakfast
  • 9 a.m. - Noon: Painting with Ginger
  • Noon: Feedback & Networking Lunch
  • 1-3 p.m. Painting with Ginger
  • [Departure Option 1/Transport to Airport with Luxury Retreat Package] Please schedule flights after 5 p.m. United States Central Time.

Day 5 - Departure Option 2

  • Morning Transport to Airport with Luxury Retreat Package
  • Depart for home

**All times are given in the United States Central Standard Time Zone**

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get here:

Ginger’s studio is located in Brandon, Mississippi, less than 20 miles (32 km) from the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

If you fly to Mississippi, please see the sample itinerary for arrival and departure times.

Transportation to/from the airport is included with the Luxury Retreat Package.

All other packages will require you to arrange your own transportation. Car rentals are available at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

Please note: Ginger's art retreat is precisely that - a retreat. There are limited rideshare options near her location.

Where to stay:

If you choose the Luxury Retreat Package, you will stay in a guest suite in Ginger's Home. Limited availability.

For the Standard Retreat Package: there are vacation rentals and hotels nearby. If searching for a vacation rental, search "Brandon Reservoir, Mississippi." When searching for a hotel, search "Flowood, Mississippi." Ginger can answer direct location questions after you purchase your spot in the retreat.

Please note Ginger's studio is located on the second floor, accessible by stairs.

How many other students will be present at the retreat?

The maximum number of spots is four.

What does each day look like?

See the sample itinerary above.

Where to eat:

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the price of the workshop.

Is Ginger's studio connected to the Jackson, Mississippi water system that's had troubles?

No.

Ginger's art studio is in a different county and under a different water system. She also makes bottled water available to her students.

The airport isn't located in Jackson either, despite its name.

What does it cost?

The Luxury Retreat Package is $1,995 (US Dollars). That includes art instruction and a four-night stay in a guest suite, meals, and transportation to/from the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN). (Flight not included.)

The Standard Retreat Package is $1,595 (US Dollars). That includes art instruction and meals. (Transportation, hotel, and flight not included.)

If you need to ship your artwork home, an additional $100 fee will be added.

How do I sign up?

Click the button above or contact Ginger to talk about availability at a different time.

What if something comes up after I purchase my retreat?

If you have to cancel for COVID-19 reasons, we will reschedule you at a later time.

I still have questions!

No worries! Email us, and we'll try to answer your question as quickly as possible.