Arts Retreats

At Zen Mountain Monastery

Hints from the Universe: a Summer Art Practice Series (online)

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei

June 7 - August 30, 2024
“With all its many risks, this life endures No more than windblown bubbles in a stream. How marvelous to breathe in and out again, To fall asleep and then awake refreshed.” ―  Nagarjuna's Letter To A Friend Material for our work surrounds us at every turn woven into nature, in conversations, in people, in colors and […]

Mountain Bowl, Mountain Fire—A Clay Retreat

with Jody Hojin Kimmel, Sensei and Katie Yosha Scott-Childress

August 7 - 11, 2024
Zen Mountain Monastery
We are happy to again to welcome participants for this four-day clay retreat. We will begin working with wet clay and work through the week towards a day of glazing and Raku firing. This year we're celebrating this dynamic duo leading this retreat together for over 16 years! We’ll learn to form clay bowls by […]