Gorgiano Studios – About us
Painting Holidays Italy – Gorgiano Art Studios are run by husband and wife team Caroline and Andrea.
We moved to Camerino from Bethnal Green in the East End of London, about 8 years ago. We already knew what we wanted to do. I know my way around an easel and Andrea is pretty handy with a frying pan. It is a great privilege to be do something which uses both our skills.
We had a check list, I didn’t want anywhere unbearably hot, Andrea didn’t want anywhere North – we both wanted ‘pretty’, neither wanted ‘touristy’ – so Le Marche fit the bill.
Having looked for two years, at Tenuta Gorgiano we finally found what we were looking for – stunning views with not too much sky, plenty of foreground interest, close to a medieval town, enough room for accommodation and studio – I could go on. Of course it took a while to get it all sorted out, but we have now been up and running for 5 years. We love what we do and we would love you to come and join us.
If you’d like to make a booking, or have any questions, please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch right away.
We are Caroline Crawford and Andrea Silvestri
our address is Tenuta Gorgiano, Localita Gorgiano 2, Camerino (MC) 62032, Italia
Our phone number is 0039(italy) 0737 632249.
Marianne & Bjorn, Norway, 2016
I couldn't have had a better teacher! I have been floating in the air for two whole weeks.
Rosemary, UK, 2016
You are so lucky to live in such a beautiful place - a painting everywhere you look.
Carole & Steve, UK, 2016
I can't believe how much I have enjoyed your painting course
Sandra, UK, 2016
I have once again found my 'art mojo'!! It feels great!
Damit Janet, UK, 2016
These last ten days were the dog's b*****ks.
Jan & Anthea, UK, 2016
Well this holiday just has to rate as one of the best weeks we have spent in a long while
Srinath & Vasanta, UK, 2016
Best, productive week in many, many years
Tricia,NY, USA 2016
...you all made me feel so welcome
Val, UK, 2012
Happy days – painting, singing, laughing, laughing, laughing
Karyn, Canada, 2013
This has been the best vacation of my life!!..... I feel I now have a family in Italy.
John and Alison, Guernsey, 2014
... the road to Art was paved with pasta, fig crumble, laughter and good companions
Kirsty, UK, 2015
... I cannot wait to come back
Pat, Canada, 2013
...it has turned into the best holiday I have had. (I have had lots of holidays).
Ginny, Vancouver, 2015
...amazed at what I accomplished...
Sue, UK, 2015
...an 'amazeballs' week...
Michelle, US, 2015
The most axelotls of any art retreat I've seen
Simon, UK, 2015
Thank you for an amazing 2 weeks - exactly what it said on the tin....
Beth, New York, 2015
This could not have been more perfect for me...
Bren, UK, 2015
...ready to create a masterpiece...
Rod, Scotland, 2015
...fantastic food (and liqueurs!) .... I can draw now!
Rona, UK, 2015 Oct
You seem to attract some lovely people...
Rona, UK, 2012, 13, 14 and 2015 (twice)
The best painting holiday I’ve ever been on, (and there have been a few!)....
Richard, UK, 2014
...learning, laughing and lunching....
Mo, Australia, 2015
Loved it from start to finish...
Jan, UK, 2014 and 2015
Yet another great week....
Sanni, Finland, 2015
Everything has been so great ...
Johan, Finland, 2015
Yes, I agree totally to what my beautiful and happy wife said.
(he said other things but I feel this should be immortalised!)
Wijitha, UK. 2015
My dream of learning painting came true...
Ali and Jayne, Shetland, 2014
This is an art and food heaven....
Judy, UK, 2015
The studios are a special beautiful place...
Sue, UK, 2015
I won't forget Mr Viridian, and his Asbo
Gera, Australia 2015
I have learnt such a lot of new techniques...
Arihanto, USA, 2015
lots of painting, laughter, delicious food and great company
Leah, Australia, 2013
...you have opened my eyes to so many things,... And it has been one big laugh.
Nancy, Canada, 2015
I produced my best paintings....
Dee, UK, 2015
You have boosted my confidence..
Anna, Australia 2015
Everyday has been amazing!
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