The Illinois River Watershed Partnership and Heart of America Artists' Association are bringing back the Illinois River Salon for a second year after a strong showing in 2013, and they've upped the prizes in the process. But painters will need to schedule a trip to Northwest Arkansas or Northeast Oklahoma to paint a qualifying scene for the competition.
How do you pick the three paintings you'll attach to the application you submit to a plein air festival? We asked that question on our Facebook community page, and we got some interesting responses (http://www.facebook.com/pleinairmagazine).
For the second year in a row, the Bagdad Village Preservation Association of Bagdad, Florida, and the Dragonfly Gallery in Milton, Florida, invited 18 artists to paint in and around the historic site.
Plan now to take advantage of a rare opportunity to paint and study painting in Russia from August 22-September 7, 2013 with two master painters, one of whom is a professor from the Surikov Institute (at the Russian Academy, founded by Catherine the Great).
The annual Scottsdale Fall for the Arts festival kicks off on Thursday, November 8, in Scottsdale, Arizona. The four-day celebration comprises a series of five individual events and spotlights the city's vibrant cultural scene.
The Randy Higbee Gallery in Orange County, California, is accepting applications for the third in a series of exhibitions and sales of paintings measuring 6â€ť x 6â€ť. Nationally known artists will once again be presenting their work in this popular show; the application deadline is November 15, and the opening date is December 8.
From November 2-4, 2012, some of the most celebrated local and visiting artists will participate in the â€śPainting in the Parkâ€ť during the 14th annual Charleston Fine Art Annual weekend, dedicated to the visual arts in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Oil Painters of America and the Lambert Gray Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina, have invited 45-plus artists to paint in the historic town of Charleston on Saturday, October 20, 2012 (rain date October 21).