Plein Air Salon
1st Place Overall: $1,000 Prize Angus McEwan, “Contemplation,” watercolor, 30 x 22 in.

Congratulations to the winners of the August–September 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!

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2nd Place Overall
Paul Batch, “Cloud,” oil, 24 x 24 in.
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3rd Place Overall
Ober-Rae Starr Livingstone, “Feeling Your Touch,” oil, 24 x 48 in.
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Best Plein Air
Paul Kratter, “Creekside, Curry Canyon,” oil, 16 x 20 in.
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Best Pastel
William Schneider, “Reckless Abandon,” soft pastel, 24 x 18 in.
(Learn about Schneider’s painting techniques with his Liliedahl Art Instruction Videos, listed here!)

View all of the August–September 2018 PleinAir Salon winners at

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. Could you be the next winner of the $15,000 grand prize or one of many cash prizes? Plus, as the grand prize winner, your painting could be on the cover of PleinAir magazine.

Note: Judges are not provided with contestant names.

The October–November PleinAir Salon, judged by Patricia Terwilliger of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, has begun. But hurry, this competition ends in just a few weeks, on November 30. Enter your best art in the PleinAir Salon here.

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