Among war stories plein air painters tell are tales about the absurd interruptions they experience while working. Painting requires concentration, and wacky questions or unintentionally insulting comments may not create the best environment for that. But Linda Rosso suggests turning this attitude on its head.
Painter Richard Thomas Scott came up with another way to spark collector interest and spur inspiration and productivity. He launched a Kickstarter campaign in which donors can choose his subject matter.
December 13 is the deadline for the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society's Third Annual Juried Art Show, which will be on view January 18 through April 6, 2014, at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri.
New York City may not be the first place one thinks of for plein air painting. But the artists who live there find great inspiration in the buildings and bridges, as well as in the wooded parks and waterways of the Big Apple. And a little weather won't stop them.