Sicilian Rooftops

Sicilian Rooftops

Sicily is one of my favorite places to go: the history, the views and the food.

The towns are nestled at hilltops giving picturesque views. During an Art Residency in 2014 I was in Sicily for 4 weeks and traveled the country-side inspired by the hillside views. I was visiting a cheese shop that makes fresh ricotta (for the infamous Sicilian cannoli) and fresh provolone in Castiglione di Sicilia. I had no expectation that I was heading to a beautiful hilltop town with a Norman Castle and this view. Sicily always exceeds my expectations!

If you are going to Sicily I highly recommend visiting the cheese shop in Castiglone di Sicilia it is called Alcantara Formaggi.

If you want to find out more about my art residency in Sicily, click here.

Joanne Hastie original
Acrylic on Canvas
24″ x 18″



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  • Piazza Michelangelo

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  • Prototype II

  • Prototype III

  • Prototype IV

  • Prototype IX

  • Prototype V

  • Prototype VI

  • Prototype VII

  • Prototype VIII

  • Prototype XI

  • Prototype XV

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  • Sicily Hillside

  • Sunlit Trees

  • Sunset over Teatro Greco

  • Tree Tops

  • Umbrellas

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