They painted from July to the end of September, and now the work is hanging and the winners are announced. Who won at the Colorado Plein Air Arts Fest?
A plein air competition in Tarpon Springs, Florida, awards its top prize to the person with the best body of work completed over the span of the event. This year, PleinAir magazine stepped in to sponsor that award. Who took it home in 2014?
In the fifth year for Paint the Beach, 60 painters converged on the Florida town of Fort Myers to divvy up 16 awards. Who took home the hardware?
Talk about cleaning up. Bill Cramer of Prescott, Arizona, came to Sedona for its plein air event and went home with three of its biggest awards.
Jeanne Echternach won two awards -- including the PleinAir Magazine Award of Excellence -- at the recent Alla Prima Westcliffe event in Westcliffe, Colorado.
The Pacific Coast Highway hugs the California coastline from Dana Point to Mendocino County, but it skips a big section about 230 miles north of San Francisco. The terrain was too steep there to build a road. That stretch, often known as the Lost Coast, is now home to a new plein air painting event.
A flock of painters working in the impressionist mode -- the American Impressionist Society -- recently convened for its annual show in Denver, and the event looked alluring, with a beautifully installed show at Abend Gallery, a bracing paint-out in the Denver environs, and an opening that gathered friends and distributed $55,000 in prizes.