We often hear about the myriad sources of inspiration for artists. Often, it’s nature, other times an abandoned alley, or a snapshot moment when the light hits your subject’s face at just the right angle. What about dreams?
Penn Valley Park contains many of Kansas City’s most iconic monuments and memorials, which presented many outdoor painters with delightful subjects to represent during the 2017 Plein Air Kansas City, held May 5-13. Which artists were victorious? Find out here.
The arctic has made its way to Arizona this month, but only in brilliant artistic form as Cory Trépanier’s “Into the Arctic” recently opened at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
One wouldn’t immediately put those two together: “urban” and “Montana.” However, a group of extremely talented painters took on the task for a spectacular exhibition that recently opened at Legacy Gallery. Will you recognize the names?
June 10 was rocking at the Forest & Ocean Gallery as the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) hosted its opened reception for the 13th annual “Best of Plein Air” juried art show. In addition to fine art, cheeses, wine, and fruits, several artists also received awards. Who were they?
On Monday at the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) in San Diego, Kentucky painter Kathleen Hudson suddenly found herself $15,000 richer. The oil painter won the Grand Prize in the PleinAir Salon.
Nova Scotia artist Poppy Balser is partial to watercolor—her chosen medium—but she is also partial to demos she's seen painted in person. There's one other trait that attracts her to a piece she is considering for her collection.
Nature — and some miscreants who decided to set an interstate overpass on fire — seemed intent on discouraging the participants in the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, but plein air painters are not so easily put off.
A few pieces in Boston painter Thomas Dunlay’s collection remind him to stay the course.
The Plein Air Southwest Salon recently announced its awards, chosen by Kenn Erroll Backhaus. Who won in the Lone Star State?
Oil painter Michelle Jung spends half the year in Santa Cruz, California, and the other half in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The contrast between the two locales has sharpened her skills of observation and has given her important insight that she can share with attendees of the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE), where she is on the faculty.
For Susan Nicholas Gephart, a pastel instructor at the upcoming Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE), art sometimes makes her feel like a mad scientist.
Plein air pastels by New Mexico artist Maryann McGraw are the subject of an exhibition on view now through April 30 at the Purple Sage Gallery in Albuquerque’s Old Town.
When the Light Chasers Plein Air Painters of the Southeast group holds its members show, it’s an elegant affair. They recently organized a paint-out to complement their exhibition, and here are the winners.
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