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February-March 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Elizabeth Harris, Director of InSight Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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Results from Lighthouse Plein Air Festival

Enjoy photos from the 6th Annual Plein Air Festival at the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery and School of Art.
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December-January 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Tim Newton, CEO of Salmagundi Club, has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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ARC Salon Now Accepting Entries

The ARC introduces new categories and a call to plein air artists this year: “To paint outdoors, completely from life is its own skill, and one that we are proud to highlight in our competition.”
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February Plein Air Challenge: Painting Street Scenes

Want to win a free art video workshop? It’s easy — simply join our February Challenge by sharing your art!
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Prominent Watercolor Artist Passes Away

Services are being held this week to honor his life and legacy.

Passionate Seascapes, On View

This award-winning artist shows her seascape paintings in shows and galleries across the nation.
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LPAPA “Town & Country” Winners Announced

Michael Obermeyer, Rosemary Swimm, and Ludo Leideritz have chosen 45 original framed paintings for the show’s coveted spots. Do you know any of these artists?
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Call to Artists for 2019 Plein Air Festival

This art center has roots going back 60 years to the founding of its city’s identity as an “art colony.” Could you be one of the artists selected to participate?
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October-November 2018 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Patricia Terwilliger, of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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LPAPA “Art & Nature” Award Winners Announced

The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) celebrated the beauty of nature with its annual “Art & Nature” juried art exhibit of paintings that capture nature and the natural landscapes. Who won?
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Farm to Table: Bringing Art to the Table

In the long-standing tradition of Brandywine Valley, this project was a cooperative endeavor between area artists, local farmers markets, and the Brandywine Conservancy to bring awareness through art of the natural resources and sustainable agriculture in our region.
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IAPS Names Prix de Pastel Award

See who was awarded this prestigious award from the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) 33rd Juried Exhibition.
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2018 Paint the Beach Winners

Judge Joe Palmerio deliberated carefully as he selected the winning paintings from those presented by the artists after two days of painting outdoors around the town of Fort Myers Beach.
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Plein Air Painters of New Mexico — 2018 Winners

We recently announced the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico juried exhibition. The winners have been chosen, and they are ...
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Harford Plein Air Festival Winners

See who won awards at this plein air festival, hosted by the Maryland Center for the Arts. Also, get the details you need to enter or attend the 2019 event.
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August–September 2018 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Elaine Adams has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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Mendocino Open Paint Out Winners Announced

See who won awards at this recent plein air event. Do you know anyone listed?
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Plein Air Painting on the West Side of the Tetons

Congratulations to the Driggs Digs Plein Air winners! Do you know any of these artists?
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June–July 2018 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Jean Stern has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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