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Iconic Sketching Locations

Unique Ranch Setting

Endless Photography Opportunities

Magical Plein Air Locations

Sue Spargo Magic

Unique Ranch Setting, Exceptional Workshops

Madeline Island School of the Arts operates winter workshops at the Tanque Verde Ranch campus in the beautiful Rincon Mountains of southern Arizona. Conde Nast Traveler Awarded 2016 Rankings: #1 in Top Resorts in the Southwest and Texas and #8 in Top Ten Resorts in the USA.

Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America’s old-time cattle and guest ranches. Located on 60,000 acres of Tucson’s most breathtaking desert landscapes, nestled amongst the Rincon Mountains and adjacent to Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest.

The breathtaking views of the Arizona desert landscape, fabulous studios offer sweeping desert and mountain views to inspire quilters and writers.