The Worcester County Arts Council opened registration on May 1 for the 4th annual "Paint Berlin" plein air competition, in Berlin, Maryland. The top prize is $1,000.
The Wisconsin Plein Air Painters Association held its "We Came, We Saw, We Painted" event on May 10, which culminated in a show at the local cafe/gallery Art*Bar, located in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood.
The Cumberland Society of Painters will present a $5,000 first place award to someone at its 1st annual national juried exhibition, which will be on view October 3 through November 3 at Richland Fine Art in Nashville. Peggi Kroll-Roberts will serve as juror for the competition.
The California Art Club is focusing on the theme of water in its current exhibition at the Old Mill, in San Marino, California. The show is on view until September 1.
The Georgia resort and nature preserve Callaway Gardens holds a Paint Out each spring, with substantial prizes available to artists. This year's event resulted in a First Prize award going to Jane Chapin for her piece "Azalea Bowl Painters."
While many of us are painting our local parks, people, and plebeian buildings, some of us are painting ... Paris. Stan Moeller paused amid his plein air painting to send back a few images of him working in the City of Light. We promise not to be too jealous.
Ten artists joined the ranks of signature members in the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association on May 14, according to the organization.