Attendees of the 2013 Plein Air Convention & Expo last month benefited from several substantial presentations, including a talk given by painter Ed Terpening on how artists can best use social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and the like. Some of his revelations surprised the audience.
Starting today, a record number of plein air painters will assemble at the Monterey, California, Conference Center in the largest gathering of plein air painters in history. The group, which is coming from all parts of North America, Europe, South America, the Middle East, the Orient, and Australia/New Zealand, is coming together for the PleinAir magazine Plein Air Convention & Expo, which officially opens at 4 p.m. today.
Steven Berg-Hansen picked two paintings to receive Best of Show awards in the recent 2012 San Luis Obispo Plein Air Festival in California, and PleinAir staff member Richard Lindenberg was pleasantly surprised when he received the People's Choice award. Find out who received the top honors.
Last Wednesday evening during the 2012 Plein Air Festival in San Luis Obispo, California, PleinAir magazine staff member Richard Lindenberg gave an informative and inspiring lecture titled â€śHow We Paint.â€ť It was one of the highlights of the event, which took place from September 30 through October 7, 2012.
Some of the greatest art collections in the world were assembled by artists or by wealthy individuals who relied on the knowledge, connections, and taste of painters. That practice continues today, with plein air painters buying works from the artists they admire and recommending purchases to people who are considering the acquisition of paintings.
We are excited to announce that a number of internationally known plein air painters have already agreed to be instructors and demonstrators during the 1st Annual PleinAir Convention & Expo taking place April 12-15, 2012 at the Red Rock National Conservation Area and the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our special guest will be Richard Ormond, grandnephew of John Singer Sargent and the author of most of the great books on Sargent.