Thousands of artists and plein air enthusiasts are living large in San Diego, California, this week for the 6th Annual PleinAir Convention & Expo, which opened with a spectacular celebration just a few nights ago.
No sun? No problem for Mary Monk. Overcast days at the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition did not deter the Louisiana oil painter.
Nature — and some miscreants who decided to set an interstate overpass on fire — seemed intent on discouraging the participants in the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, but plein air painters are not so easily put off.
The Plein Air Southwest Salon recently announced its awards, chosen by Kenn Erroll Backhaus. Who won in the Lone Star State?
Sales doubled from last year at Paint the Town, in Marble Falls, Texas, an event that was judged by PleinAir magazine publisher Eric Rhoads.
When the Light Chasers Plein Air Painters of the Southeast group holds its members show, it’s an elegant affair. They recently organized a paint-out to complement their exhibition, and here are the winners.
Organizers of the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition report that sales doubled from last year’s event. Who won ribbons?
A new show for the American Impressionist Society got off to a rousing start in Costa Mesa, California, recently — the Small Works Showcase.
One plein air painting inspired several exceptional studio pieces by this California pastelist, the winner of the December-January contest in the PleinAir Salon.
The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational is a bright spot each February, and on top of the fine weather and colorful views, some artists leave the event with awards. Who wowed the crowd this year?
Plein air painting doesn't take much of a winter break in the Sunshine State. Last week in Boynton Beach, seven artists took home ribbons.
Jean Stern judged the December-January contest in the PleinAir Salon, setting up a slew of artists to win thousands of dollars in prizes. Who's in?
The April-May issue of PleinAir magazine features some intriguing artists with useful advice and thoughts on painting, and below we spill the beans on some of highlighted painters.
Look up! PleinAir Today will publish the most interesting paintings of skies and clouds that we receive by February 20.
The break is over. Plein air painting events are gearing back up again, with Florida understandably leading the way. Who won at the recent Paradise Paint Out, in the Florida Keys?
For Jason Sacran, there’s nothing like a deadline … and some serendipity.
Eric Bowman took the top prize in the most recent contest of the PleinAir Salon, a competition that awards more than $31,000 in prizes each year. He has some words of advice for artists thinking about entering such things.
Even if an Eric Bowman piece is done in the studio, it is utterly informed by his work outdoors.
The Salmagundi Club in New York City announced the winners of its 2016 Thumb Box Exhibition & Sale. Who won?
Artist C.W. Mundy judged the October-November contest in the PleinAir Salon, giving First Place to a stylized view of the West Coast landscape.