Art Retreat

Announcing an Art Retreat for plein air painting at the beautiful KingFisher Bay Resort

Postponed due to Covid-19

Elizabeth Nanninga and Denise Guillemette are pleased to offer you a chance to discover the wonderful KingFisher Bay area. Situated on Stony Lake, this resort offers an amazing natural scenery, cozy accommodations, a comfortable painting room, and a lovely dining and meeting area.

Three nights accommodation and meals for $420 including taxes. Maximum of 14 participants. See details below or download PDF document :


Kingfisher Bay Retreat Center, 150 Fraser Estates Lane, North Kawartha, ON K0L 2H

Room Information:
• Shared rooms have 2 queen size beds. Note: One room has a queen and a twin bed ($20 discount on total)
• Bathrooms are shared – 2 washrooms and 2 shower rooms for 4-5 rooms on each level (hotel style rooms)

• All meals are included in the price.
• People can bring their wine or beer (alcohol beverages are not available on the premise)
• Lunch bags are included for days out

• Total cost for people sharing room is 420$ (accommodation and meals)
• $200 deposit to reserve (maximum: 14 peoples) open to spouses/friend/non-artist
• Registration with Elizabeth Nanninga (see registration form attached)
• If you prefer to name your roommate, please indicate on the registration form
• Cancellation deadline/final payment ($220) due July 8th, 2020
• Past due date: find own replacement if cancelling to regain your deposit


  • Sept. 8 :
    • 4 pm – check in (prior check in it will be possible to do plein air painting on site)
    • 5:30 pm – meet the group
    • 6:30 pm – dinner
    • Note: Not included in the price – Potential of a Cruise on Stoney Lake on September 8. You book your own tickets and they are non-refundable. STONEY LAKE CRUISES: DAILY 2HOUR CRUISES/SNACKS AVAILABLE$
  • Sept. 9 – 10
    • 8 am – breakfast
    • 9 am – meet in the lobby
    • 9:30 to 4 pm – Plein air painting (Burleigh Falls and Kingfisher Bay)
    • Note: Burleigh Falls public washrooms available at about 500 m
    • 4 pm to 6 pm – free time for kayaking, canoeing, swimming or just relaxing
    • 6:30 – dinner
    • In case of rain, large room available at the Retreat Center – you will need to bring a large plastic or carpet for floor protection.
  • Sept. 11
    • 8 am – breakfast
    • 9 am to 12 pm – Plein air painting at the Retreat Center
    • 11 am – check out (leave room)
    • 12 pm – lunch at the Center
    • 1 pm to 2 pm – pack things, regroup and say goodbye