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.
The 2013 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Ken Auster for his painting "Maui Mosaic." Find out who the other award winners were at the recent event.
What more ideal painting location could there be for the first big invitational plein air event of 2013 than the Hawaiian island of Maui? The 8th annual festival just took place (February 16-24), with 25 top artists participating. Find out who was painting along the beaches in paradise.
A group of artists painted in the westernmost part of Sonora Desert in Borrego Springs, California, from November 7-10, 2012 and offered their plein air paintings for sale at the Borrego Valley Inn.
All the plein air painters you admire and want to meet will be joining the Plein Air Convention & Expo at the Monterey, California, Conference Center from April 10-14, 2013. In addition to those top artists already announced (www.pleinairconvention.com), we are proud to announce that Scott L. Christensen, James Gurney, Morgan Samuel Price, C.W. Mundy, Brenda Boylan, Becky Joy ...AND MORE
Starting in January 2013, PleinAir magazine will introduce a new series of DVDs featuring members of the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America. Filming for this exclusive series began in early October at a private gathering of PAPA members and guests in Maine.