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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.
Other painters lined up along the edge of the open spaces of the park.

Learning How to Paint en Plein Air, Together

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 ...
artist posing with her paintings at gallery

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...

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artist posing with her paintings at gallery

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,...
Jessica L. Bryant painting on location

Are You Loving Nature to Death?

Minimize the impact of painting on location by following a few simple guidelines.
One Day in Bayou Country

One Day in Bayou Country

Reflections on a plein air painting trip with no rules or deadlines - just inspiration and made-to-order sky holes.
Art workshops - Carrie Curran teaches students the basics at the annual Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE)

Art Workshops and the Benefits of Going All In

Whether you’re looking to grow your skills or explore new avenues, art workshops and classes are an investment in your future. Here’s how to get the most from the experience — both during and after the event.
How Do You Describe Success? Charlie Hunter: One of my favorite songwriters is Fred Eaglesmith. When he was a kid, he says all he wanted was someone - anyone - to listen to his songs. “Today,” he says, “I’m not...
Debra Huse, “Suits ’n’ Boots,” 2019, oil, 16 x 20 in., Private collection, Plein air

Nature’s Studio: 9 Paintings For Your Inspiration

Perhaps no one knows better the beauty awaiting us just outside our doors than the plein air painter. Here we share the work of nine artists who found inspiration close to home in a variety of gardens, yards, and green spaces.
Olmsted Plein Air - "Watch Your Step" by Neal Hughes, 20x24 in., Oil on Linen Canvas

10th Annual Olmsted Plein Air – It’s a Wrap!

Thirty top-tier outdoor painters from across the United States gathered in Atlanta to celebrate art while painting the town.
Plein Air Podcast Eric Rhoads Joe Paquet 257

Plein Air Podcast 257: Joe Paquet on Artistic Choices and More

In this episode, Eric Rhoads interviews plein air painter Joe Paquet, who is leading a special session titled  “A Beautiful Beginning: The Art of the Start” this year at the Plein Air Convention & Expo.
"As a die-hard Mets fan, it just made sense to go there and capture these moments at home games at Citi Field." ~ Plein Air Today Reader Theresa Kasun

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