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.

Monday, 27 October 2014 12:23

Strapped In to Paint a Billionaire's Home

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.

Monday, 27 October 2014 12:21

Parting Shot: Up All Night

John Porter Lasater IV tackled his third 24 Paintings in 24 Hours event, this time in Carthage, Missouri, and this time with a partner in crime: Jason Sacran.

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.

Monday, 27 October 2014 12:03

Painting the Movement of Water Featured

Canadian artist Claude Millette is not alone in his love for painting water. But its particular draw for him rests on a paradox.

Matt Chinian isn't anti-social, he just likes the meditative feel of painting alone. Yet he still competes in plein air events. Why?

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:17

Parting Shot: Put a C on It

New York-based painter Tony Winters stole a morning away from his architectural work to paint the confluence of the Harlem and the Hudson rivers, at the tip of Manhattan.

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:07

L.A. Gets a New Plein Air Event

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.

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