Plein Air Painting on Campobello Island and Lubec, Maine, with Michael Chesley Johnson

Schedule/Signup | Important Information | Customized Workshops | Video | About Michael Chesley Johnson | Home

(Don't see a date that works for you? Visit Paint theSouthwest for winter workshops or see Michael's full workshop schedule.)

Questions? E-mail Michael at
or call (575) 267-2450 or (505) 303-0702
(no text messages please to either number)

Schedule for 2018

  • July 3-6, 2018 - all levels - FULL (but will start a wait list)
  • July 10-13, 2018- all levels - FULL (but will start a wait list)
  • August 7-10, 2018- all levels - Signup - 2 openings
  • August 13-17, 2018 - Special painting retreat for experienced painters at Quoddy Head Station- Details here
  • August 21-24, 2018 - Workshop at Acadia Workshop Center in Bernard, Maine (4 full days) - Details and registration here
  • August 28-31, 2018 - Advanced workshop for painters with outdoor experience - Signup - 2 openings

Schedule for 2019

  • August 11-16, 2019 - Special painting retreat for experienced painters at Quoddy Head Station - Details to Come!

Sign Up

back to schedule

Cost of the weeklong, half-day workshop is USD $300
USD $150 deposit is required to hold your space
. Deposit is non-refundable unless your reserved place can be filled by another student. View cancellation policy here.
Balance is due 30 days in advance of your workshop, check only, please.

  • Before you sign up, please note that a passport, passport card or Enhanced Driver's License is highly suggested. This will allow you to visit Michael's Campobello Island studio.
  • Pick your week from the list. Send Michael an e-mail to make sure your week is still available. We prefer payment of your deposit by personal check. Your USD $150 check can be made out to "Michael Johnson." When you ask Michael if space is available, he can give you the current mailing address. (If you would like to signup for the Advanced/Mentoring/Retreat weeks, you must contact Michael first to see if you qualify.)
  • We do offer Paypal as an option as below.
If you can't pay bey personal check, click the button below to pay your deposit via PayPal or with a credit card. (Vendor will appear as "FBS Gallery" and with the extended name of "Friars Bay Gallery.") Important: Let us know what week you would like!

Sign up here:

Enter Week Requested:
Enter Your Phone Number: