Monday, 17 November 2014 17:18

Winners at the Tarpon Springs Paintout

Written by Bob Bahr

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?

Monday, 03 November 2014 17:51

Best in Sedona

Written by Bob Bahr

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.

Monday, 27 October 2014 12:30

Echternach Wins Big at Westcliffe

Written by Bob Bahr

Jeanne Echternach won two awards -- including the PleinAir Magazine Award of Excellence -- at the recent Alla Prima Westcliffe event in Westcliffe, Colorado.

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:23

Lost in Beauty on the Coast of Northern California

Written by Bob Bahr

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.

Saturday, 11 October 2014 10:50

Sumptuous Group of Winning Paintings at AIS Show

Written by Bob Bahr

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.

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