The studio

Conveniently located just 90 minutes from Rome and 30 minutes from Pescara on the Adriatic coast, Dedalo is a working studio and gallery set in the countryside away from the hustle and bustle of large cities. The village is called Castiglione a Casauria and it is mostly known for its charming abbey (San Clemente a Casauria) which is a jewel of medieval architcture.
GETTING THERE: There are several coaches departing from Rome airports (Ciampino or Fiumicino) arriving in Torre de Passeri where you will be picked up. The coach fee from any airport is about € 20-25 each way - the coach ride is about 2 hours.

The studio is equipped with an 80 x 140 cms etching press, several working tables indoors and outdoors, and facilities for both relief and intaglio printmaking.

Groups of up to 6 printmakers at a time can work comfortably in the studio.


Classes are tutored by Colleen Corradi Brannigan, practising artist and owner of Dedalo.
All courses are suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers. Participants are encouraged to explore a range of printmaking techniques and focus on developing a particular area of expertise.
Classes run with a minimum of 2 and maximum 6 participants allowing for plenty of one-to-one bespoke tuition and support.

Opening hours

The studio is open from 8 am to 8 pm.

The surrounding area

Known as the greenest area in Europe, Abruzzo is a lush mountainous region between the Appennines and the Adriatic coast. It is a totally unspoilt and undiscovered region which boasts quaint medieval hill towns, magnificent mountain hikes, with the highest peaks of the appenines, a system of intramountain plateaux, 3 national parks and over 30 reserves.
With countless trails through gorges, torrents, castles, retreats, peaks, highlands, woods and medieval villages, there are countless opportunities to choose from.
There are a thousand ways to fill your holiday in Abruzzo with many things to see and do, mostly within 50 km of Dedalo Studio.