Ones own spirituality is discovered any place.

Icon painting retreats offer time out from our busy lives to explore our interior.

In my Studio Colonia San Antonio in San Miguel de Allende, México

August 7 to 11, 2017

Visit his facebook page RUBÉN AMARO

Ruben Amaro is a patient and gentle instructor of this ancient art form. He is widely recognized on the continent for images of horses and Flamenco dancers. His skill and collections in Encuaustic are unique. He has studied extensively with Maestro Francisco de Santiago Silva in the traditional technique and offers us all time to explore the medium as beginners. Offering two sessions Mornings or Afternoons. 9AM to 12 Noon or 2PM to 5PM 2,400 pesos per session In the historic colonia of San Antonio tucked away in San Miguel Allende Mary Jane Miller will host Ruben Amaro as a Guest artist in the studio this August. We have sevearl of his original works on display. The atmosphere is quiet and ideal for this event. For more information Email: follow him on FACEBOOK Rubén Amaro




Enero 2018

Museo Gene Byron

The House Museum Gene Byron is located in the Hacienda Santa Ana, Marfil, Gto, old town in ruins of metals such as gold and silver benefit hacienda mainly, dating of 17th Century, time mining boom in Guanajuato. It was acquired and rebuilt by marriage formed by the Canadian artist Gene Byron and her husband Dr. Virgil Fernández del real, between the years 1960 and 1962, where it was their dwelling place. For more information please contact Estela either by phone 52 473 733 1029 or mail at and follow them through their facebook page Byron

La Casa Museo Gene Byron se encuentra en la ex Hacienda de Santa Ana, en Marfil, Gto., dentro del antiguo casco en ruinas de una hacienda de beneficio de metales, principalmente el oro y la plata, que data del S. XVII, época del auge minero en Guanajuato. Fue adquirida y reconstruida entre los años de 1960 y 1962 por el matrimonio formado por la artista canadiense Gene Byron y su esposo el Dr. Virgilio Fernández del Real; el lugar fue su morada. Para más información contactar a Estela 01 473 733 1029 ó escribe al correo: y visita su página Byron

Museo Gene Byron

Pricing and Registration

The workshop is limited to 18 participants. Sign up now to reserve your spot.

Early registration, One month:
Rubén Amaro In Our Studio $2,400 MXN In Mexico DF (55) 5 397 00 33
Museo Casa Gene Byron, Guanajuato, México $5,000 mxn. 01 (473) 733 1029

Retreat begins after everyone is settled in after arrival the night before. We will meet then for introductions and sharing. The class actually begins 9 AM of the first day. There will be one evening slide show open to the public. The retreat ends 3 PM on the last day after the blessing of the icons. Each participant will have a finished icon on completion of this retreat.

Contact Us

To register, or for more information, contact:

Mary Jane Miller
011 52 (415-152 5762)


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