The Italy Experience – A Recipe


Find one extraordinary villa nestled on the top of a beautiful mountain top village in Italy. Invite great artists to share their love & expertise of various art forms. Welcome creatives from all over the world to live in the villa and learn, create, share, laugh, cry, together. Add slowly and intentionally the following ingredients:

  • Wake up to the swallows chatter calling to you – don’t miss a moment of this dream
  • Move your body, mind, and spirit
  • Daily deep breathing infused with the scents of lavender, rosemary, and jasmine
  • Feast on homemade warm dark crust bread slathered with frutta de bosca jam and runny cheese (or artisan nutella…)
  • Learn new ways to express ideas and feelings
  • Walk cobbled roads to ancient castles, and waterfalls
  • Say buongiorno to your Italian neighbors
  • Feast your eyes on chestnut forests, marble mountains in every shade of blue
  • Explore ancient buildings dating back to medieval times
  • Have your second or third cup of cappuccino with another piece of that bread….
  • Take a siesta on the balcony listening to the quiet
  • Wander down to the studio at any hour of the day or night and create something, repeat this step several time a day
  • Sit a a tavola amongst new friends as you drink the vino nouvo and eat beautiful produce that still tastes of the earth and prosciutto and pecorino cheese that has been lovingly produced in the neighboring villages
  • Say buona notte as you witness the stars and the fireflies dancing in the distance