We are having a reunion!

To celebrate 10 years of Faux Retreat there will be a reunion in September.

This reunion is open to past Faux Retreat attendees as a thank you, to you.

All classes, breakfast and lunch are FREE! There is a nominal charge of $50 a night for shared lodging right at the venue.

When: September 26 - 27

Where: Oregon, Illinois

Several instructors are being lined up including Olivier Garnier from Color Atelier, who will be teaching some finishing using his lime paint and plaster.

Check back often to see the full line up! Space is limited, so sign up soon!


Olivier Garnier - Plasters and lime paint

Olivier started his career at early age in France, and comes from a generations of artisans family who produce, and install decorative finishes in Europe. Olivier, former paint chemist, developed and formulated lime-based paint and plaster finishes for many European and American brands. He started Color Atelier Paint with his wife, Burju Garnier, offering comprehensive line of residential and commercial specialty finishes, paints and products that are natural and artisanal, delivering superior quality. All products bring an unparalleled distinction to surfaces via traditional European techniques designed for today’s modern aesthetics and health criteria. 

Olivier Garnier also owns his San Francisco based decorative finishes studio, provides full commercial and residential services with the capacity to accomplish projects of any scope, large or small.

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