Join 14 very special artists on a Creative Pilgrimage as they share exciting projects that they teach through the various art retreat venues from across the nation. As they teach their special projects, we experience what it's like to learn from this celebrated cohort of talented artists. Hear their unique perspectives about the importance of teaching-a process where through sharing knowledge, they also gain knowledge and develop community. Peppered throughout the book are snapshots that give us a glimpse of some of the most amazing art retreats. From Artfest to Squam Art Workshops to Silver Bella and more, get a special behindthe- scenes look at these special gatherings from the unique points of view of the coordinators, students, and instructors alike. Featuring artwork by: Alisa Burke, Julie Haymaker Thompson, Lisa Kaus, Mary Beth Shaw, Maya Donenfeld, Roxanne Padgett, Sarah Ahearn Bellemare, Stephanie Rubiano, Tracie Lyn Huskamp, Heather Smith Jones, Carla Sonheim, Mati Rose McDonough, Alma Stoller, and Flora Bowley.