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Artist Spotlight: Cindy Harris

Cindy Harris: For many years I have found inspiration by traveling with other artists to amazing locations. This gives me focused time away from...
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PleinAir Salon Spotlight: Portrait of a Barn

Congratulations to Steven Walker, who took home the 2nd Place prize in the 13th Annual PleinAir Salon art competition, announced at this year’s Plein Air Convention & Expo. Here, he tells us about his winning painting, “Compliments of Fall.”
Shelby Keefe, "Long Forgotten," oil on canvas

Museum Exhibition Explores the Landscape in “Expressions of Place”

Plein air painting has long been a tradition in Door County, beginning with the artist communities that professors from the ...
PleinAir Salon - Daved English, “An Eagle’s View,” Oil, 12x16 in., First Place Overall, $600 Cash Prize

Enjoy An Eagle’s View: The PleinAir Salon Monthly Winner

Curator and Art Connoisseur Richard Montoux has revealed his selections for the winners in the April 2024 PleinAir® Salon. They are ...

Featured Artwork

Carolyn Lindsey (b. 1960), "From the Bridge," 2023, oil on linen, 13 x 8 in.

Painting New Mexico

The nonprofit organization Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) has launched Paint New Mexico!, its first statewide paint-out for ...
From the Collectors Preview at Wayne Art Center's Plein Air Festival

Nearly 300 Original Paintings, Only One Best in Show

“I was so impressed with the work created by these talented artists,” said Carver. “The urge to create beautiful things is a gift that we happy tribe of painters are lucky to have.”
Biltmore Estate plein air painting

Plein Air Painters Enjoy the Biltmore Estate

At the 11th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) this year, hundreds of painters shuttled to the incredible, historic Biltmore Estate for a rare opportunity to paint on the grounds of this 8,000-acre gem.
Artists from a previous Telluride Plein Air Festival

Your June 2024 Painting Events Guide

Take advantage of these in-person and virtual plein air painting opportunities from our special guide! Bonus: Includes upcoming event deadlines!
Eric Rhoads with Ali Cruickshank; we'll miss you, Ali!

12th Annual PACE To Be Held In …

Next year's PACE location announcement, plus highlights from Day 4 of the Plein Air Convention & Expo!
Some lined up along the along the banks of the Tuckasegee River at Darnell Farms

“Take a Chance”

Highlights from Day 3 of the Plein Air Convention & Expo in Cherokee, North Carolina.
Highlights from Day 2 of the Plein Air Convention & Expo > Picture this: A cool, burbling river running alongside a forested valley trail; or a golden, open field at the base of tree-covered mountains leading ...
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Artist Spotlight: Carol Strock Wasson

Carol Strock Wasson: My style developed over many years of exploring and experimentation. Through asking “what if” and using different tools and techniques, I...
We're just getting warmed up for the 11th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo! (PACE)

“This Can Really Change Your Life”

Highlights from Day One of the 11th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo.
Jessie with “Space”, oil, 24x60 in, in the public collection of the Edith Sanford Breast Center

Artist Spotlight: Jessie Rasche

How did you develop your unique style? Jessie Rasche: I’m teaching a workshop right now on how to find and develop your authentic artistic voice,...
Join art publisher Eric Rhoads on Art School Live as he gives you free art instruction in pastel painting with artist Lyn Diefenbach.

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