Artist Getaway
Featured here are Art Suppliers and Manufacturers who have generously donated items for artists who participate in an Artist Getaway. We use these items, certificates, coupons and samples as welcome gifts. Artists who join us at our Getaways will receive a gift bag at our welcome reception. We have also received some great items that will be presented as prizes for our People's Choice and Artist's Choice awards along with the Artist Getaway ribbons on the last day of our Artist Getaways. 
Special thanks to Koh-I-Noor for sending us some beautiful prizes of wood box pencil sets for our Artist Getaway Art Show, People's Choice and Artist's Choice Award winners. 
Special thanks to Strathmore for sending us some wonderful paper samples for our Artist Getaway artists to use while painting on an Art vacation in 2013. 
Thank you so much to Gamblin for sending us some oil paint samples for our Artist Getaway oil painters to use while painting on an Art vacation in 2013. Our oil painters in Murphys loved them! 
Thank you so much to Blick for sending 30 watercolor paint tube samples for our Artist Getaway watercolor painters. We gave them all away at the Artist Getaway in Murphys 2013 to 30 thankful watercolor artists. 
Thank you Sakura of America for sending us Pigma Micron®3pk and 6pk sets we will award as prizes to some lucky Artist Getaway People's Choice and Artist Choice Award winners. 
Special thanks to Dr. Ph. Martin's for sending us a beautiful prize of a Hydrus Fine Art Liquid Watercolor Set that we will present to an Artist Getaway Art Show, People's Choice or Artist's Choice Award winner. 
Thank you so much to Guerra Paint & Pigment for sending a prize of a $50 gift certificate for an Artist Getaway Art Show, People's Choice or Artist's Choice Award.
Thank you Jack Richeson & Co for the gift certificates that we will present to the lucky People's Choice and Artist's Choice winners of an Artist Getaway Art Show! Julie Limberg won one of them as the Artist's Choice Award winner at our Artist Getaway art show in Murphys, California on June 5, 2013.
Thank you so much to Ampersand for sending us 3x5 samples of Gessoboards for Artist Getaway gift bags and 3 gifts sets for People's Choice and Artist's Choice winners of an Artist Getaway Art Show! Ruth Beeve won the Ampersand set in Occidental 2014. 
Thank you Golden! The set of ground mediums for pencil, watercolor, pastel, ink and the wonderful apron was presented to the People's Choice Award winner, Dierdre Shibano at our Artist Getaway art show in Murphys, California on June 5, 2013. 
Thank you Sennelier for the samples of watercolor paints that we will add to the gift bags for watercolor Artists on an Artist Getaway! 
Thank you University Art for the gift certificates that we will present to the lucky People's Choice and Artist's Choice winners of an Artist Getaway Art Show! 
In 2014 Artist Getaway thanks University Art for sending us two $100 gift certificates that we will present to the lucky People's Choice and Artist's Choice winners of an Artist Getaway Art Show! Our winners in 2014 and 2015 loved this prize! Robin Leimer, below, right won this certificate and some Strathmore paper in Occidental 2014. 
Thank you Sakura of America for sending us a Pigma Micron®6pk set in 2014 that  we will award to a lucky Artist Getaway People's Choice or Artist Choice Award winner. Susan Iwata (on the right, below) won this set in Occidental 2014. 
Thanks again in 2014 to Dr. Ph. Martin's for sending us another beautiful prize of a Hydrus Fine Art Liquid Watercolor Set that we will present to an Artist Getaway Art Show, People's Choice or Artist's Choice Award winner. Jaki Daskarolis above, center, won this set in Occidental 2014. 
Thank you Chartpak for sending Artist Getaway 2 prize packs worth $245 each in 2014. We look forward to presenting two lucky Artist's Choice and People's Choice winners​ these prizes at an Artist Getaway Art show. Gina Koenig won the watercolor paint set in 2015. 
2013 prizes and samples 
In 2014 Blick Art Materials sent Artist Getaway 80 watercolor sample sets, 80 pencil, art eraser, sharpener sets for our gift bags presented to Artist Getaway Artists at the Welcome Reception on the first night of our stay. Thank you Blick! 
QoR Modern Watercolors by Golden will be in the watercolor artists goodie bag at the next Artist Getaways as supplies last. We can't wait to try them! 
Cheap Joes sent all of these samples for Artist Getaway artists to try. We look foward to using them in our paintings this year! 
Thank you Liquitex for the samples our acrylic artists can use on an Artist Getaway! 
Gillian donated some hand lotion for Artist Getaway gift bags. Just contact my sister Gillian if you need any Mary Kay supplies, they are the best.
Sakura sent a lovely watercolor paint set to present as an award at an Artist Getaway in 2016. 
2014 prizes and samples 
2015 prizes and samples 
2016 prizes and samples - click image to enlarge
Carol Jurasin is enjoying this prize of Strathmore paper and Sakura pen set she was awarded for her painting at the aRt Cottage Artist Getaway Art show in 2014. 
Thanks to Chartpak we have a beautiful Grumbacher oil paint set in a wooden box for a lucky winner this year. 
Gamblin has sent a $100 gift certificate for one winner in an Artist Getaway this year. Thank you for this sought after prize!
Savoir-Faire sent Sennelier blue acrylic paint samples, Brevillier's red graphite pencils and Artistico Fabriano watercolor paper samples! Artist Getaway artists will love them.
Golden contributed lots of acrylic paint samples for Artist Getaway participants, we will love including them in the artist's goodie bags. 
Strathmore sent lots of samples of all different kinds of paper we will use for prize packages to winners of the Artist Choice Award at the end of the trips.
Chroma sent an oil set and an acrylic set for prizes and lots of acrylic paint tubes for samples to be used on an upcoming Artist Getaway. We are excited to try the paints and award the prizes! 
Dr. Ph. Martin's sent another beautiful prize of a Hydrus Fine Art Liquid Watercolor Set that we will present to an Artist Getaway Art Show, People's Choice or Artist's Choice Award winner. In addition they sent a Liquid Acrylic set! Two exciting and sought after prizes for Artist Getaway winners. 
Cheap Joes sent lots of samples for Artist Getaway artists to try this year. Pencils with sharpeners and watercolor paper erasers, samples of watercolor paints and papers, a catalog of workshops for 2016 and more! 
Murphys 2016
​Pam McCauley, 2nd place winner on the left won the Ampersand Art Panels. Ruth Beeve, 1st place winner won the Chartpak and Chroma Oil paint sets. Marilyn Wear, Honorable Mention winner won the Schmincke watercolor set sent by Chartpak and Strathmore postcard paper.
Thank you:
http://www.chromaonline.com/
http://www.strathmoreartist.com/
http://www.ampersandart.com/index.html
http://www.chartpak.com/
Joanna Jarvis on the right with her 1st place prize of a Koi watercolor set from Sakura of America. Janet Hardie on the left with her 2nd place prize from Gamblin, a $100 gift certificate. 
Half Moon Bay, August 2016 Congratulations to Joanna Jarvis, first place winner for the Artist's Choice Award with her watercolor and Janet Harvie, second place winner with her pastel. 
2nd place Mark Monsarrat
1st place Pamela McCauley
Occidental, October 2016. Mark Monsarrat and Pamela McCauley with their prizes from Chroma and Chartpak (Grumbacher)
2017 prizes and samples - click image to enlarge
Thank you Sakura of America for the Micron pens that will be presented to Artist Getaway artist choice winners this year.
Thank you Martin F. Weber Co. for the paint samples. 30 watercolor artists will recieve these samples in their goodie bags at the Welcome reception on the first night of an Artist Getaway. 
Chartpak sent a Schmincke watercolor set and pastel set for two lucky Artist Getaway winners this year! 
Blick Art Materials sent four $25 Gift Certificates that we will award to some lucky Artist Getaway winners in 2017. 
Thank you Strathmore for sending these prizes. We now have pastel paper, printmaking paper and drawing notebooks to award as prizes to Artist Getaway winners this year. 
Thank you American Frame for the $50 gift certificate we will award an Artist Getaway artist who wins the people's choice award this year! 

All Artist Getaway friends can use the 10% off code ALLIANCE17 when you place an order on www.americanframe.com​​​
Chroma sent us an Atelier Acrylic paint set and an Archival Oil paint set for prizes for Artist Getaway winners of the People's choice award vote on the last night of an Artist Getaway. 

In addition we have a box filled with acrylic paints as you see on the right. Every artist gets a goodie bag with samples at the welcome reception on the first evening. 
Thank you Ampersand Art for the samples and prizes we will give to the artists on our trips this year. 
Thank you Cheap Joe's for the sample packets the artists will receive in their goodie bags at the welcome reception on the first day of an Artist Getaway. 
2017 Half Moon Bay
​Janet Hardie and Vesla Greenwood with their prizes of Fabriano watercolor paper, Strathmore pastel paper, Strathmore drawing notebooks and printmaking paper as well as a set of Micron pens from Sakura of America. 
Gamblin sent two fast drying oil paint sets for Artist Getaway winners. Thank you Gamblin! Two artists will be very happy this year! 
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