Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:39

Book on Mid-Atlantic Painters Gaining Traction

When a book publisher mentioned that a book on plein air painters from the Mid-Atlantic states might be something his company would want to publish, Gary Pendleton knew the right person to put such a tome together.

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Monday, 01 July 2013 17:21

Boehmer Wins in the Alleghenies

Ron Boehmer won Best of Show at the 5th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air event, held June 1 through 16 in Western Maryland. See his winning entry and other winners after the jump.

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Virginia artist Ron Boehmer builds layers of saturated oil colors to achieve luminosity in both his plein air and studio paintings. He offers a demonstration of his “color interaction” painting techniques here and in the March 2013 issue of PleinAir.

Published in Tips
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 16:09

Plein Air in the Mountains

Hiu Lai Chong found a spot with good lighting on her easel so she could create the nocturnal painting that earned her the top award in the 4th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air event. Six other artists also won awards in the three-day event, as did three participants in the two-hour quick draw on Saturday, June 2.
Published in Awards
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 10:19

Mountain Maryland Winners

We reported last week on Sam Robinson’s “smokin’ painting” created during the 3rd Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air event (June 1-12, 2011) staged in Allegany and Garrett Counties in Western Maryland. We then received a photograph of the artists who received awards in the event sponsored by the Allegany Arts Council.
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