Keeping Art and Culture Alive in Michigan
With the current economic climate in Michigan, art and culture has been on the back burner for
many. That is not the case for the entrepreneurs who created Budding Art Ideas. Diane Bennett and
Joy Naylor have a passion for art that extends over the 20 years they have been working as Interior
Designers and Art Consultants. Hosting Art
Workshop Retreats is the latest of their successful endeavors to help bring art to the forefront in
If you are an art professional or an art enthusiast, this is the place to come to develop or enhance
your skills. Fiber Art, Pastel, Photography, Oil Painting, Watercolor, and many more mediums are
offered and taught by top professional artist instructors from all over the country. The hosts have
worked hard to bring in the most talented, creative, and fun instructors in their areas of
To make these 3 and 4 day Workshops even more exceptional, the hosts have selected the perfect
venue. The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens is the backdrop for these art retreats.
With over 200 acres of natural beauty it doesn’t get much more ideal for the creative process to take
place. Be it plein air painting by the pond, or working on screen printing in the classroom with views
of a greenhouse, nature surrounds you.
Budding Art Ideas is promoting the Arts in Michigan by creating this retreat opportunity. They are
inviting anyone with an interest in art to come to Ann Arbor and experience their diverse Art Workshops. This Michigan art gem is rich in
beauty, creativity, and definitely enjoyment.
To learn more about Budding Art Ideas visit their website at www.buddingartideas.com