This landscape artist believes it is a reciprocal exchange of energy to give back to a place that has provided so much artistic inspiration. Her passion for this refuge has inspired her to create an Artist Giving Back campaign.
Join us for the first ever online PleinAir Salon Art Competition Awards Ceremony. Watch live and discover who wins the $15,000 grand prize and the cover of PleinAir Magazine!
Think you’ve got your plein air oil supply list nailed down? Think again. Landscape painter John Crump takes the myth out of some plein air oil painting conventional wisdom. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started in plein air painting, you might be surprised by some of his hard-won findings.
Minnesota plein air painter Bob Upton takes the responsibility of being a plein air competition judge seriously. Here, he outlines his seven “C”s criteria for judging artwork.
This year at the Plein Air Convention and Expo, our coveted Lifetime Achievement Award will go to this Santa Fe artist...
Right now, you have the opportunity to bid on an artist who will paint an original 5″ x 7″ LPAPA Strong & Positive Postcard.
Moonlight has fascinated artists for centuries. Writers have composed about its romance, artists have painted its mystery, musicians and composers have been moved to produce beautiful passages that evoke those ideas. But while moonlight has been depicted by many painters, it was often done from memory — out of necessity, because it’s hard to see and paint in the dark.
As upcoming plein air events are rescheduled in the interest of public health, we'll keep you updated so you can plan accordingly.
Now, more than ever, we all are turning to our friends, and so we are writing to remind you that we are your allies.
This Laguna Plein Air Painters Association exhibition features original works of art created by Signature and Artist Members of LPAPA.
Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.
“I was extremely surprised and pleased upon learning that I had been selected..." Lynch said. "Considering the great number of artist friends and colleagues who are undoubtedly more deserving of this recognition than I am, I consider it a great honor and am deeply appreciative."
Oregon art instructor Hyon Fielding taught dozens of children the importance and benefits of plein air painting. Here, she offers 10 pieces of advice on the topic.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) recently hosted “Town & Country – Where the Cities Meet the Pastures,” a juried art show. Discover the winning paintings here.
Like the idea of staying in a remote cabin for two weeks and painting in nature? Find out how you can apply for this 2020 Artist Residency.
Need a reason to enter the PleinAir Salon at the end of this month? We’ll give you 10.
Learn about the massive trends we’re seeing, and how you can help grow this historic movement.
Laura Grenning, owner of Grenning Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.
“The environment stimulates your senses as you breathe the fresh air, taking in all the sights and sounds; a truly awe inspiring and humbling experience,” says the artist. “My paintings are my personal response to these surroundings…”
The annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational carries on the landscape painting legacy that established Laguna Beach as an art colony more than 100 years ago. See who took home this year’s Best in Show!