Plein Air Salon paintings -
1st Place Overall: $1,000 Prize "Night Falls on 2nd Avenue" by Gavin Glakas

David Ethridge, Director, owner and curator, has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.

Congratulations to the winners of the April/May 2019 PleinAir Salon! The 1st Place Overall winner is shown above; keep scrolling to see more winners and learn how to enter your best paintings and drawings today!

2nd Place Overall
“High Places” by Dave Santillanes
3rd Place Overall
“Burning Bright” by Kim VanDerHoek
Best Plein Air
“Beckoning” by Jason Sacran

View the rest of the PleinAir Salon winners at
Note: Judges are not provided with contestant names.

The April-May PleinAir Salon, judged by Michele Marceau Ward, owner of Principle Gallery, has begun. But hurry, this competition ends on July 31, 2019. Enter your best art in the PleinAir Salon here.

First place will receive a cash prize, plus all winners will be entered into the judging for the annual cash prizes, including the $15,000 grand prize for the best painting of the year. The annual winners will be announced on stage at the next Plein Air Convention in Denver on May 2, 2020.

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