The change in structure for the Shorewood Plein Air event in Wisconsin has some artists upset. Comments online refer to it as a "pay to play" model because artists are asked to pay an upfront fee to participate. The organizer of the event contacted PleinAir Today to explain the changes and the reasoning behind them.
Artists have a chance to paint on the estate of Hudson River School legend Frederic Edwin Church in July at the fourth annual "Plein Air at Olana: Creating Landscapes Within the Landscape" event — but the deadline is nearly upon us.
Crocuses are pushing up even in the iciest parts of the country, and that means the plein air season is ready to get underway. But in Florida, it never stopped. One of the premier events wrapped up its activities this week with considerable panache: the Wekiva Paint Out.
Each year, PleinAir magazine gives $21,000 to artists through the PleinAir Salon. The last chance this year for artists to enter is mere days away, but past winners aver that the money is the least of what they get from winning in the Salon.
Get your materials together now to meet an April 1 deadline for the Black Range Artists Plein Air Competition in New Mexico.
We've all been there. A storm is coming, or at least some potentially ruinous rain. But the dramatic weather that's approaching is creating a great scene.
The Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association seems to be bucking some trends currently popular in plein air groups, and the underlying cause is a dedication to fostering the development of all of its members, regardless of their skill level. How are they doing this?
Those wishing to paint the spring blooms in some of Charlotte, North Carolina's finest private gardens will need to get their applications ready in the next week. Here's the lowdown.
Although the snowy egret in this photo seems to be casting a critical eye on Neil Walling's painting, closer inspection implies the water bird was instead casing the depicted scene as a nice place to live.
"This river was here before the city was." Los Angeles arts activist Spike Dolomite reminds us of this fact before embarking on an excited rundown of all the arts and restoration work being done on the Los Angeles River, a waterway that had been reduced to an oversized concrete viaduct in several stretches. Will the ambitious plans work?
Only 100 artists will be accepted, and the deadline is coming up fast for this event, which is held near Harrisburg.
Artists interested in spending one to three weeks painting in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area near Redding, California, as part of the National Park Service's Artist-in-Residence program need to ready their applications.
Patrick John Mills is quite accustomed to the elements. He paints outside in Ottawa, Canada, all the time. But sometimes he has to search for his painting.
What's on your wall? Try to name an artist who doesn't have original art in his or her home. It's nearly impossible. But the reasons artists collect and the ways they collect vary.
When you are a painter, it's a good life. And the best way to celebrate one's birthday is a no-brainer. Here's how Richard Gallego did it.