An exclusive and magical Italian experience awaits at The Arthouse Umbria - set in an enchanting hilltop castle offering the chance of an art holiday with lots of individual tuition from well-established British artist, Sarah Bradpiece.

"Art courses in a glorious Umbrian house by ace teacher, Sarah Bradpiece. Unleash your creativity in great comfort. Spread the word. And seriously think about going."


Sarah Bradpiece, MA, is an established international artist who has exhibited in many of Britain’s major museums and galleries including the Hayward and the Serpentine in London.  She has been visiting lecturer at various art colleges including Cardiff College of Art, The Slade London, and UCLA California. After a scholarship at the British School at Rome, she settled in Italy where she continues to develop her work.


Sarah opens her home to people from keen beginners to amateur artists and runs a variety of courses including 6-day retreats and single day courses. She'll cover techniques ranging from drawing, pastels, painting, to clay, sculptures and more.

Learn in both the studio, the incredibly beautiful gardens with stupendous views across Umbria or in the surrounding olive groves. 

Garden Design

Sarah has spent many years developing and creating her own beautiful garden in Umbria. She now calls herself an Artist Gardener and takes commissions as a Landscape Garden Designer.

She has designed and created many gardens for some of the more established Villas in Tuscany and Umbria.