PleinAir Magazine just announced the winners of the June/July contest in the PleinAir Salon -- making 11 more artists eligible for the big prizes awarded each April. Who made the grade?
Monday, 04 August 2014 15:44

Winners at Telluride

Written by Bob Bahr

A Colorado artist took the top prize at Telluride Plein Air, and she reports that the win is particularly sweet because Best in Show at Telluride is determined by a vote among the artists.

Monday, 04 August 2014 15:01

Awards at Door County (WI) Festival

Written by Staff

One of the biggest invitational plein air events of the year just ended in Door County, Wisconsin. The rules required that 40 percent of the competitors be new to the event, so some awards went to painters who had never before been a part of the festival. Find out which new and returning artists received prizes from judge M. Stephen Doherty, editor of PleinAir magazine.

Monday, 07 July 2014 15:41

LPAPA Names Winners

Written by Bob Bahr

The Best of Plein Air? The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association named them last week, and the winners will hang in the Randy Higbee Gallery in Costa Mesa, California, through July 18.

California painter Jeremy Lipking won the prestigious Prix de West Purchase Award, and Idaho artist and 2015 Plein Air Convention & Expo instructor George Carlson won two prizes in the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Prix de West Awards, presented June 14 in Oklahoma City.

Friday, 13 June 2014 23:30

Winners at Stems

Written by Bob Bahr

Stems Plein Air Paint, an event in Overland Park, Kansas, raised money for local arts and recreation organizations and attracted artists from the region for two Quick Paint events and "painting challenges" at several locations.

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