Learn ancient art form of writing icons July 19–25

sinsinawa_icon_retreatSinsinawa Mound

Drazen Dupor of Madison, Wisconsin, will lead an Icon Retreat at Sinsinawa Mound July 19–25. Learn about the history of iconography, the origin of icon writing, the first and most famous icon writers and the difference between wooden board and wall icons. Dupor will demonstrate the usage of ancient techniques in present times as you write your own icon. Registration deadline is July 17. For more information, call 608-748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org. Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque, Iowa.