Art & Testimonials from Former Students

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"Many thanks for the great week at Quillan in your beautiful and interesting house, for the marvellous food Timothy and for your tuition and enthusiasm Mike. It was the high point of my month in Europe and I would definitely recommend any and all to have a week with you two. I loved Quillan with its narrow streets and real French feel. Many thanks again and all the best wishes, Cheers." -- Stewart, Australia

"What a great experience! I was challenged and supported to go outside of my confort zone and have plenty of new ideas and techniques to incorporate into my art practice. Thanks for your guidance and hospitality, Mike." -- Mary, France

"Thanks Mike! What a super great class; food, ambiance, conversations and very helpful instruction that will help me forever." -- Becky, Colorado

"Thank you both for making my time spent with you so enjoyable and productive. I learnt so much in a lovely ambiance. I threw myself into the painting and Mike you guided me through helping me to achieve. Timothy you kept me well fed and watered to enable me to work. Hope to see you in France next year." -- Eileen, Spain

"Thank you, I had such a wonderful time! What a fantastic group of people to share a week with. I just wish it was beginning again." -- De Ann, Texas

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"I honestly feel like you helped me turn a corner toward the expressive painting I've been wanting to do. Thank you." -- Gail, U.S.

"Thank you for a magical week in Algeciras, it truly exceeded my expectations. The food was out of this world, and I learned something in the art department too! I feel so fortunate to have found you online." -- Katharine, U.S.

"The photos you sent brought back such happy memories of the wonderful week we spent with you. The accommodations were wonderful over looking the straits of Gibraltar, the food super and Mike your help in making our paintings better. Thank you again for a wonderful and memorable retreat. Best regards to both of you." -- Ingrid, U.S.

"It was a great trip for me, and it encouraged me to continue painting." -- Jennifer, Australia

"Thank you so much for your generosity, humor, and for sharing all your gifts with us. We had such an amazing time, I'm still thinking of that cream of zucchini soup...and those peaches and those tomatoes..." -- Patricia & Andrew, New York City

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"I don’t know how you do it, but each retreat is even better than the last. Who knew that painting with a palette knife could be so much fun? And Timothy, you out-did yourself on your fabulous gourmet cuisine." -- Linda, Arizona

"It truly was a fabulous week, our expectations were completely blown out of the water!" -- Limor, Canada

"Sweet Timothy and Mike, What a week! We are all amazed and grateful for our progress each to our own goals and the views, and love and sumptuous food and belly laughs and lifelong friendships struck. You both are gentle pros at what you do." -- Diane, Canada

"I so enjoyed the week and everything about it – the painting, the people, the food. Thanks for making it so special." -- Heather, UK

"Just to say a huge thank you for my week in Algeciras. I have certainly benefitted from more painting instruction and learnt new things to practice, especially art from the 1950s/60s as my inspiration. Timothy’s meals were delicious as usual, much appreciated and healthy to boot!" -- Lesley, Malaga

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"Thank you for a great retreat and great hospitality, I really enjoyed my time with you." -- Shira, Israel

"Just wanted to say thank you for all of your patience and support this past week. A wonderful adventure and experience for me." -- Steve, Canada

"I left with a new perspective on artistic expression (loose and layered), eating good food, and simply living well. ¡Muchas gracias!" -- Susan, Arizona

Artist Workshops with Mike Snow
Artist Workshops with Mike Snow
Artist Workshops with Mike Snow
Artist Workshops with Mike Snow

"I am having an absolutely wonderful time painting again! Thanks so much Mike for inspiring me and helping me to loosen up." -- Joanne, New Zealand

"Mike, you are an inspiration and a great teacher, and Timothy you are a damn good cook. Cheers to two great people!!" -- Charlotte, South Africa

"We cannot say thank you enough for your hospitality. The art classes were so much fun and informative, and you are a very generous teacher." -- Kristy & Dan, Florida

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"A big thank you for your hospitality, great food and the great art course. I am sure it has developed me as a person as well as an artist." -- Stephanie, New Zealand

"Thank you, Mike. I will always remember that week in France." -- Luc, Quebec

"Mike makes the painting flow so much easier. Thanks for the gift you gave me and us this week!" -- Vic, Oregon

"This is a deluxe and challenging painting adventure. I was so happy to have this time to immerse myself once again in an important practice that I love." -- Patricia, Indiana

"What a lovely time I had, I feel my art has grown more than I can imagine it would in one short week." -- Katinka, California

"It has been wonderful and eye-opening to work with you, Mike. I learned so much, and am eager to see the impact of this week showing up in my artwork." -- Petra, Switzerland

"My experience on Mike Snow's Art Retreat was much more than I could have imagined. My whole approach to painting has changed for the better. Mike is certainly an inspiration!" -- Jo, New Zealand

Artist Retreats with Mike Snow and Timothy White

"There are no words to properly thank Mike and Timothy for this amazing adventure, just hugs and two cheek kisses to you both." -- Diane, California

"After a creative slump, a week-long workshop with Mike Snow was just the thing I needed to kickstart my painting." -- Alice, Paris

"Thank you for a magical week at your studio. I hope to return next year to paint with you again and am considering a private session." -- Sharon, Canada

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