Tuesday, 10 June 2014 09:16

Three Junes in Rome

For three years, Pennsylvania artist Patrick Connors taught a workshop and painted in Rome each June. He forsook his usual medium — oil — and concentrated on pen-and-ink, gouache, and watercolor while working in Italy. Back in the United States, he would make studio paintings from his references. An exhibition currently on view at the Clark Gallery, in Banner Elk, North Carolina, presents some of those pieces.

Published in News
Monday, 03 December 2012 22:43

Take a Closer Look at Another Award Winner

One of the landscape paintings that stands out among the semi-finalists selected by Michael Zakian in the September/October PleinAir Salon competition (www.pleinairsalon.com) is “After a Storm,” by Philadelphia artist Patrick Connors. We wanted to find out more about how Connors created the piece he calls a “breakthrough painting.”

Published in Tips
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 11:55

Husbands & Wives Win Salon Prizes

There are a few coincidences among the bimonthly PleinAir Magazine Salon competition winners, including the fact that one husband-and-wife team worked on the plein air painting that won second place, and two artists who are married to one another won separate awards.

Published in Awards
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 11:36

Bucks County Gallery in New Hope, PA

The first Local Color Weekend was held at the Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art, New Hope, Pennsylvania from July 26-29, 2012, and it was an overwhelming success. Find out who won the competition awards.
Published in Awards