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.
October is still supposed to be pleasant weather, right? Even if it isn't, the Ohio Plein Air Society members are ready. Witness their recent event -- in the snow and hail.
In its second year, the Bath County Plein Air Festival in Virginia again succeeded in making its participating artists feel extremely welcome and comfortable. How?
Colorado artist Jeanne Mackenzie, a regular contributor to PleinAir Today, received top honors at the Wilderness Act Art Show, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Painters in Texas and those able to travel there may want to consider taking their easel to Hempstead, Texas, on November 22, for a reenactment of Civil War army camps at the Liendo Plantation.