Registration for PRIMA MATERIA is currently full.

We will announce new dates as they become available.


with Shiloh Sophia
and Jonathan McCloud

February 2022


Upon completing your registration, you will receive immediate access to information to plan your lodging and travel. At this time we have space available, though the retreat is filling up!

Daily Schedule

Saturday: (Sue Sellars Solo Exhibit - optional)
Sunday: 3 PM - 7 PM Opening Circle, Introduction to Frameworks + Feast Dinner
Monday: 11 AM - 6 PM Circle + Framework 1,2,3,4 + Lunch
Tuesday: 11 AM - 6 PM Circle + Framework 5,6,7 + Lunch
Wednesday: 11-3pm Framework 8 + Lunch Feast

Each day Musea studio opens at 10 am for Cafe and Closes at 5 PM
Feast lunches provided daily by Jonathan

How Much: $2200 or 5 payments of $450/mo.
Lodging is independently arranged. Recommendations will be made. Act soon as space is limited.

Savings: Musea Members and Guild Members receive $100 savings.

What's Included in your TUITION

PRIMA MATERIA Curriculum: Instruction and Experience at Musea

Painting Materials: Watercolor Paper, Watercolor Paint, natural earth pigments, sumi-e brushes, and a carrying case to bring your work home.

Meals: One feast a day curated by Chef Jonathan
Intentional Creativity
® Center 75 Fremont Drive Sonoma, CA 95476

Refunds: In the event of an unprecedented or an environmental challenge precedent like a fire, a flood, a pandemic outbreak, or an extreme emergency, you will be fully refunded.

Cancellations: You can cancel up to two weeks before with only a 10% processing fee or transfer to another date with no fee.

Please be sure to book travel insurance.

About COVID Precautions: The current regulations are changing by the day depending on where you live. By the time you arrive at MUSEA, we will be in adherence with our local community guidelines. We are encouraging everyone to still come and we will be taking precautions along with you.

California requires that unvaccinated people wear masks in indoor group spaces. We are honoring each person's privacy as to whether or not they are vaccinated, and ask anyone who is not vaccinated to please wear a mask. We are taking precautions and being hypervigilant. Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of course. The onsite team is vaccinated. There are also social distancing options available.

PRIMA MATERIA Portfolio of your Artifacts

You will work with nine 22X30 pieces of watercolor paper, watercolors, and plant-based inks.
These art supplies will be provided as part of tuition. Read more about your Prima Materia Portfolio.
You will begin each painting but will more than likely finish it at home.

Format: We will gather in Circle each day to discuss the materials and the approach Frameworks. We’ll use metacognitive illustration to access the information of and for our Prima Material. We will paint our designs. We’ll share and discuss the material. We’ll eat and nap. Then we will revisit and witness what transpired. You will develop your own creative spiritual practice to work with after you return home.

Exploration Links (see also the navigation menu at the top)

Explore the Philosophy behind the design of the material

Explore the Approach we will be working with

Explore Medicine Painting

Questions? Contact