Icon Writing with Teresa Harrison

Prayerful meditation & the ancient technique of creating icons


DATES – November 14 – 20, 2020

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.

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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.

Conference Details

Lodging Options:
  • Double occupancy (Shared Bedroom): $1245
  • Single occupancy (Private Bedroom): $1440
  • Commuter (Non-Resident): $815
    • No lodging on Kanuga property.  The commuter rate includes a facility day-use fee and lunch. Additional meals available at the reception desk during your stay.
  • Non participating Guest (Double occupancy – Shared bedroom): $855

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Check-in is at 4 p.m. Check-Out is at 10 a.m.


Save 10% on the Early Bird registration discount, expires 8/14/2020

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