Monday, 14 April 2014 18:43

Winners at Plein Air Southwest Salon

Written by Bob Bahr

The Outdoor Painters Society, a Texas-based organization, expanded the Plein Air Southwest Salon this year to include a few select non-members. The winners of this high-caliber competition came from Arkansas, Washington State, and other locales.

The Plein-Air Painters of America (PAPA) gave Jean Stern, executive director of the Irvine Museum in Irvine, California, the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award on April 5 at the PAPA exhibition and sale at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.

Elaine and Peter Adams received Lifetime Achievement Awards from PleinAir magazine for service to the California Art Club, its members, and the larger community of art lovers.

Monday, 14 April 2014 17:51

Who Took Home the $15K From the PleinAir Salon?

Written by Bob Bahr

The finalists were named every two months, as the ongoing contests over the past year added candidates to the list of those eligible for the PleinAir Salon's Grand Prize of $15,000. Last week, the winner was announced at the Plein Air Convention & Expo.

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:11

Oberg Leads CAC Winners

Written by Bob Bahr

Although the word "California" is in its name, the California Art Club attracts members from across the United States. Like Coloradan Ralph Oberg, winner of the Best of Show gold medal for painting at the CAC's 103rd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition.

Monday, 10 February 2014 20:15

PleinAir Salon Bends to Baltimore

Written by Bob Bahr

A Baltimore painter took two prizes in the PleinAir Salon's December-January contest, including the overall top prize, PleinAir magazine recently announced.

Monday, 02 December 2013 20:18

America's Parks Names Winners

Written by Bob Bahr

More than $6,000 in prizes were awarded in the America's Parks II competition recently, with a familiar name pulling in the PleinAir Magazine Juror's Choice Award.

Monday, 30 September 2013 11:45

Familiar Name Among Shorewood Winners

Written by Bob Bahr

Tom Nachreiner took home the Best of Show award at the Plein Air Shorewood event, and a familiar name nabbed First Place.

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