Saint Andrew's Abbey, Valyermo
Saint Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo, CA is a working Benedictine Monastery with a rich tradition going back to 1929, China. Making their home in Valyermo in 1954 after being imprisoned and exiled out of China, Saint Andrew's continues to provide refuge, retreats, and model a completely alternative form of intentional community.
Gregory Michael Hernandez, through Irenic Projects, will lead the biannual artist retreat, taking place for four days each Spring and Fall. Details can be found on their website: