Monday, February 25, 2013

Artistic Asylum Retreat Schedule

With just over a month to go until our very first retreat on April 4--7, excitement is building!  If you haven't registered yet, what are you waiting for?!  Fifteen hours of instruction with accomplished artists, three nights' lodging, and all meals, all this for $310/double occupancy... 'can't get that anywhere else we know of.  Plus, the opportunity to share your creativity with other members of the Guild, and to get to know them better...a bargain to be sure!  There's still time for you to join us.  The registration deadline is Friday, March 8th, and you can pay via PayPal, using the links at the bottom of this blog.

To really give you a sense of the retreat, here's the schedule for our long weekend of fun, creativity, learning and laughing...'hope to see you there!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Artistic Asylum 2013 Registration Now Open!

Registration for the CMMAG Artistic Asylum 2013 is now open to friends, family, and aficionados of the Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild.  

What is the Artistic Asylum? 

Left to right:  Fetvedt bracelet, Modler journal page, Edmonson quilt, True bottlecap pin

The Artistic Asylum is a mixed media immersion in Fiber Arts, Art Journaling, and Metals.  Each retreat participant will experience all 3 categories.  Accomplished instructors John Fetvedt, David Modler, Susan Edmonson, and Marlene True will be sharing their art in 3-hour and 6-hour classes.
When is it?  Thursday, April 4 --Sunday, April 7
Where is it?   Haw River State Park » The Summit Center Summit, NC

Accommodations in motel-style lodges (modest and clean, no TV) can be reserved as a double or a single (while they last).
Three buffet-style meals are served in the cafeteria and are included as part of your registration.   Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free diets and food allergies are accommodated.  Sign-in on Thursday, April 4 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  There will be evening activities planned for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 
Okay, this sounds great!  How much will it cost?
CMMAG Membership Dues*                                   $30
Non-refundable Artistic Asylum Registration Fee      $30
Single accomodation at The Summit Center           $370
Double accomodation at the Summit Center           $310
*membership is required for participation, gives you a year of mixed media fun, and entitles you to the full calendar of Guild activities.

What's included in the fees?  

Fifteen (15) hours of instruction, lodging for 3 nights, and all meals.   Yes, all of it for one, low price.   Compare it to similar retreats that cost between $700 and $900.

How do I register? 

The Artistic Asylum registration form is available on our CMMAG Yahoo Group.  Upon payment of your membership dues, you will be invited to join the Yahoo Group, and must print, fill out, and mail the form to the address provided.  

All reservations are on a first come, first served basis.  Registration fees are  payable by check or through PayPal. 
Payment options include paid-in-full or two equal installments. 
Final payment is due by March 8, 2013.   
Scroll all the way to the bottom of this blog to access the links to PayPal registration. 
Email questions to:  and they will be answered by a CMMAG Retreat Committee member.

We look forward to seeing you at the Artistic Asylum Retreat

sponsored by the
Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild