Olana, the estate of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church, wrapped up its annual plein air paint-out on October 18 with a reception, exhibition, and live auction. The pieces created during the three-day event showed why Church's estate is considered one of the crown jewels of New York's historical sites.
Over six days, Jerry Fresia painted Villa La Cassinella, a home on Italy's Lake Como associated with billionaire Richard Branson. It required him to wear a harness and paint on the edge of a cliff.
Painters who show up in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, for the 15th annual Cedarburg Plein Air event in June will be able to send home professional postcards to their friends and family that depict their job and passion.
Matt Chinian isn't anti-social, he just likes the meditative feel of painting alone. Yet he still competes in plein air events. Why?
Another opportunity for L.A. painters opened up when art supplies retailer Raw Materials sponsored the Los Angeles Plein Air Festival, a four-day event that wrapped up October 12. More than 100 artists participated in the inaugural edition of the festival in downtown L.A.