Models, costumes, lighting, and the works can be expensive endeavors for artists, which is why this upcoming event is worth every penny.
Stunning views, sunshine, art, and wine. Sound like a good time? The artists and dates are set for the 9th edition of Los Gatos Plein Air this summer. All you need to know is one click away!
In early April, California oil painter John Burton saved a life. This is not a metaphor.
It’s quickly becoming one of the most sought-after plein air events in the country. Some could argue it’s already there. Organizers of EnPleinAirTEXAS recently revealed their competition and invited artists for 2017. Who made the list?
Created by presidential proclamation in March 2013, the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico features 10,000-foot mountains, high deserts, and a breathtaking gorge that — in some places — reaches a depth of 800 feet. Sound like plein air perfection? For Peggy Immel, it sure is.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) is overjoyed to have just opened a stellar exhibition dedicated to transparent watercolors. It’s in collaboration with the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation for the Arts and CURATE Fine Art, and you won’t want to miss this!
Twenty-five nationally acclaimed plein air painters took part in the Winter Park Paint Out last month, with some record-breaking results. We’ve got them right here! Check it out!
In this series, plein air painter and instructor Jeanne Mackenzie takes a look at new paintings by contemporary artists and points out why they succeed as painted images. This week, Steve Miller’s “Off the Gov’t Pier.”
Hidden treasures from Maine to North Carolina were captured through vibrant plein air watercolors for an exciting solo exhibition this spring in New York.
As the new editor of PleinAir Today, I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself and express the excitement I have at entering this remarkable world of outdoor painting. There’s a catch, however.
The power of friendship and passion for outdoor painting overcame several logistical obstacles for five Northeast painters who gathered at Topsail beach for a painting retreat. Their tale of triumph is just one click away.
On June 12, 2016, a devastating fire ripped through and destroyed the Nitram Charcoal factory. Although the bad news continued after the destruction, good news has begun to surface, including what we have to report here.
Although the Nutley Public Library’s Plein Air Paint-Out just concluded its first event ever, its existence is simply another sign of how quickly outdoor painting is growing.
In a great way, of course! News emanating from Rockville, Utah, last week is a wonderful example of how outdoor painting benefits not only painters, collectors, and enthusiasts, but an entire historical community.
More than 50 painters and 15 photographers composed an exciting art event in Tarpon Springs, Florida, in late April this year. We’ve just received some results from the plein air portion. Who were the ribbon recipients?
Although he is perhaps best known as one of the world’s foremost painting conservators, this artist spent his private moments creating poetic, evocative, and luminous plein air studies that compose this lovely show.
As the curtain closed Thursday night on the 6th Annual PleinAir Convention & Expo in San Diego, California, I was left with one prevailing thought that characterized well the entire week of fun, new friends, and exhaustion.
This aptly named event recently named its winners. Who enjoyed spring in Indiana last week?
New York State painter James Coe collects paintings that demonstrate good ways of tackling vexing painting problems — like presenting a variety of greens in a landscape.
Jerry Fresia lives in Italy but has his pulse on the world — political, artistic, and otherwise. He believes that a plein air painter is a soul who struggles, and he sees parallels in the bigger picture. Do you agree?