Icon Writing with Teresa Harrison

Prayerful meditation & the ancient technique of creating icons


Look for November 2021 dates and plans soon.

Join renowned instructor Teresa Harrison for a course in the ancient technique of icon writing. This process inspires prayerful meditation, both while creating the art and reflecting on the finished piece. This six-day retreat includes Eucharist, chant, prayer, silence and lively conversation, free time and social hours. Icons will be written in acrylic paint and gold leaf, a medium which resembles traditional egg tempera. Beginners and experienced iconographers will find this course rewarding.

Registration to Come

About the Instructor

Teresa Harrison - Icon Writing RetreatTeresa Harrison of Jacksonville, FL, returns for her fifteenth year of teaching icon writing at Kanuga. She is a lifelong Episcopalian who has studied with master iconographers Phillip Zimmerman and Ksenia Pokrovsky. Her work has been published in The Living Church and Anglican Episcopal World. In addition to Kanuga, she has taught at churches and retreat centers in CA, SC, TN, IL, FL, NY, PA, TX and Cuba.

For information regarding scholarships, please contact Executive VP for Mission, Jimmy Haden, at jhaden@kanuga.org