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9th Annual in Escalante Canyons, Colorado

During the 9th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival -- Everett Ruess Days in Escalante Canyons, Colorado, a plein air painting competition was held September...

Sacramento Artists Persuade Farmer

Twenty-one members of the Sacramento (California) Plein Air Painters and Sacramento Sketchers recently worked on a farm after persuading the 95-year-old property owner to...

$20,000 in Awards Soon to Be Presented

Three final judges of the PleinAir Salon competition are about to decide who will receive $20,000 in cash and art supplies, and feature stories...

Sandra Hildreth: “The Wild, Wild West”

Sandra Hildreth, an artist from Saranac Lake, New York, is currently the subject of a solo show at the Adirondack Artists Guild, in Saranac...

Plein Air Inside Car Wins Easels Top Prize

The Grand Prize Winner at the Easels event in Frederick, Maryland, at the end of June was painted in inclement weather -- but the...
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Why Enter Online Competitions?

The PleinAir Salon has its next deadline on September 30, and artists -- often slightly prone to procrastination -- are entering the competition in...

Laguna Event Enjoys Phoenix-like Rebirth

When the Laguna Plein Air Painting Invitational lost its home at the Laguna Art Museum last year, saddened West Coast artists didn't know what...

Taking Advantage of Home Repair by Painting From on High

Englishman John Hoffman had some work done on his house's chimney this fall. The scaffolding was too tempting for him to resist. ...

Painting the Movement of Water

Canadian artist Claude Millette is not alone in his love for painting water. But its particular draw for him rests on a paradox.  ...

In the Mid-Atlantic, a Focus on All Members

The Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association seems to be bucking some trends currently popular in plein air groups, and the underlying cause is a...

Urban Sketching: The Gritty of Hawai’i

“In spite of popular opinion, Hawai’i is not all beaches and rainbows,” says Sebastian Sievert, one of the co-founders of Urban Sketchers O’ahu. The...

Why Fall Is a Good Time to Get Looser

Arkansas painter Dave Butler has been painting looser lately, and it’s no coincidence that this is happening as the leaves are turning vibrant colors....

Rainy Day Exercise Opens Up Many Possibilities

Josh Adam has sold many California landscape paintings, and he has a reputation in Maine for his marine paintings, but sometimes the rain suggests...

OPPORTUNITY: Frank Bette Event in SF

- Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today - The entry deadline is April 30 for the 2016 Frank Bette Plein Air Paint Out, scheduled for...

OPPORTUNITY: South Park, CO in September

- Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today - Make plans now to paint September 6-10 in Fairplay, Colorado, in the South Park Plein Air Arts...

On a Lake in Indiana….

- Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today - The Indiana Plein Air Painters Association has long held biennial paint-outs on Lake Wawasee, the largest natural...

PACE Instructor Inspires Youth in Australia

- Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today - “They’ll read about you in school.” For Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) instructor Georgia Mansur, this...

OPPORTUNITY: Los Gatos Plein Air in June

The Los Gatos Plein Air event, in California June 13-17, says it has something for every artist.

Not Too Early to Plan Painting Bluebonnets in Texas

Members of the Outdoor Painters Society will gather in Ennis, Texas, in May to paint bluebonnets. A member of OPS has some advice on this.

OPPORTUNITY: Jackson’s Open Art Prize, in the UK

Quick, do the math: What’s 3,000 English pounds in dollars?
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