Monday, May 1- Friday, May 5
Location: Saint Meinrad Archabbey
A five-day calligraphy workshop,
titled "Deepening Your Art through Daily Practice I," will be
offered on May 1-5, 2017, at Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St.
The workshop instructor will be Laurie Doctor, who has taught
calligraphy on the university level for more than 25 years. She is
an international exhibitor and instructor. Although this is a
workshop concentrating on calligraphy, Laurie conducts her
classes in a retreat-like atmosphere of reflective
Doctor describes the workshop in this way: "A daily practice is
a vehicle for both expanding and deepening the work you are here to
do. A practice can be many things - one common thread is time away
from duty, and a designated place where there are no
interruptions, that is sacred.
"In this class, we will enter the temenos, the
protected place of our making, and invoke the muse, our imagination
and inner imagery. The class will be structured with periods
of silence and guided exercises in writing, meditation and
All levels of experience are welcome. The workshop is limited to
The fee is $515, which includes the workshop, room and
meals. All rooms are private. A list of artist materials will be
sent to the participants beforehand.
To reserve a place at the workshop or for more information, call
the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center at (812) 357-6611.