Painting and Art Awards

Discover the these winners of recent painting competitions, including the PleinAir Salon, regional festivals, juried exhibitions, and more!

Online Gallery of Plein Air Paintings

The Southern California Plein Air Painters Association has set up an online gallery of members' paintings. There are currently 84 juried pieces available for...

First Annual in Fairfield, Illinois

The First Annual Fairfield Fall Foliage Paint-Out was recently held in Fairfield, Illinois (October 11-13, 2012). Hosted by Volunteers for a Progressive Fairfield, the...

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...
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Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival in Salida, Colorado

Artist Buffalo Kaplinski judged the Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival that took place from September 15-22, 2012 in Salida, Colorado. Find out who received...
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6th Annual Plein Air Paint-out in Westcliffe, Colorado

From October 4-6, 2012, the Sangres Art Guild sponsored the 6th Annual Plein Air Paint-Out, with the finished artwork exhibited at the 3rd Street...
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