Icon Writing with Teresa Harrison

Prayerful meditation & the ancient technique of creating icons

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November 11 – 17, 2017

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.

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Beginners and experienced iconographers will find this course rewarding. 2017’s icons include: The Annunciation, St. John the Baptist and The Holy Trinity. Limited to 35 participants.

The Annunciation Harrison Iconography 2017

St. John the Baptist Harrison Iconography 2017

The Holy Trinity Harrison Iconography 2017

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.

Additional Staff

Chaplain
The Rev. Anne Bridgers is a native Southerner who received her Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in 1998. She served parishes in AL, FL and PA before relocating to Christ Church in Coronado, CA. In doing so, she is following in the footsteps of Teresa Harrison’s husband, Edward, who just retired. She has been Teresa’s friend and fellow artist for a number of years.

Rates

Double Occupancy
$1,140 per person $1,026 through July 13
Includes program, lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

Single Occupancy
$1,320 per person $1,188 through July 13
Includes program, lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities. (Based on availability)

Commuter
$745 per person $671 through July 13
Includes program, lunches, suppers and use of recreational facilities.

Non-participating guest
$800 per person $720 through July 13
Includes lodging, meals and use of recreational facilities.

Payment

Deposit: $100 per person Nonrefundable. Nontransferable. Deposit deducted from total fee.
Balance Due: October 13

(To register after this date, please send a check or use a credit card for the full amount.)

Cancellations and refunds are provided in a tiered system based on proximity to the event start date. Any cancellation made at least three weeks (21 days) before the event start date will result in a refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made 20-15 days before the event start date will receive a 50% refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made 14-8 days before the event start date will receive a 25% refund, minus the $100 nonrefundable deposit. Cancellations made within 7 days of the event start date are not eligible for a refund.

Check-In/Check-Out

Check-in: 4–6 p.m. Saturday, November 11
Check-out: 10 a.m. Friday, November 17

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For more information, please contact Director of Formation Programs and Resident Chaplain Richmond Jones at rjones@kanuga.org or 828-692-9136 Ext. 2745.