Jamaica Painting Retreat

JOIN US! Annual Jakes Hotel

Jamaican Painting Retreat

JANUARY 25- 30, 2018


Fly down for five nights in the unspoiled southern coast of beautiful Jamaica. Painting classes each morning, discussions in the afternoon, and sunset painting in the evening. Paint, relax, practice yoga, have fun in the sun! Come home with a beautiful portfolio of your work.

A delicious and unique moonlit Farm to Table Dinner caps off our stay.

Contact www.jakeshotel.com for room or villa rates. Affordable for everyone!

Fares JFK to Montego Bay approximately $500. Painting retreat $500. including some supplies. All other food and drink and activities a la carte.

Taught by Barbara Thomas, MFA, renowned landscape painter, over 20 years teaching experience, who will lead you through: materials and their uses, how to lay out a painting, mixing colors, how to create effects, how to make a beautiful painting, landscape or botanical study. www.barbarathomasart.com


About Barbara Thomas

BARBARA THOMAS has been painting all her life. She has a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Lesley University in Boston, Massachusetts. Barbara lives and works in the East End of Long Island, New York, painting landscape and nature. Barbara’s work is collected all over the country. Barbara has spent many years visiting Jamaica, and painting the flora and landscapes of the island. Her work has been written about in national magazines: Architectural Digest, Forbes, Town and Country, New York, and many other publications. Barbara has been teaching painting for over 15 years at the college level, and teaches and lectures at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York.