Artist Profiles

Learn about what projects your fellow plein artists are up to, see online galleries of their landscape paintings, and more in these profiles!

My Favorite Place to Paint: Jack Sorenson

We plan to occasionally feature a painting location that is especially loved by a plein air artist in an effort to introduce new ideas...
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Documenting the Rural Midwest

Focusing on a theme helps establish connections and purpose in an artist’s work, especially when the range of subjects documents a disappearing aspect of...
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How to Use Watercolor on Location

Virginia artist Eleanor Cox has years of experience as a plein air watercolor artist and teacher, and she has some advice to offer on...
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Convention Preview: Morgan Samuel Price & Donald Demers

Florida artist Morgan Samuel Price and Maine artist Donald Demers are friends who both enjoy plein air painting, yet each has a distinctly different...

Convention Preview: Two Demonstrators For Double the Pleasure: Camille Przewodek & Ned Mueller

Make sure to register NOW for the Plein Air Convention & Expo so you can watch as master artists offer demonstrations, in some cases...
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Convention Preview: Jill Carver

Jill Carver: “As an artist, I am in control of how viewers will see my pictures, and the larger the painting, the more important...
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Convention Preview: Kathryn Stats

Kathryn Stats: “One simply can’t be a good studio painter unless one paints directly from nature outdoors.” “Painting is an adventure that sometimes rewards and...
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Convention Preview: Scott L. Christensen

What information and inspiration can you expect to receive from the demonstrators and speakers who will be part of the Plein Air Convention &...
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Thanks for the Memories

As we take time to give thanks for our many blessings, Abigail McBride remembers a grandmother who insisted on planting a tree over her...
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Michael Zakian, PleinAir Salon Judge

If you entered the September/October PleinAir magazine Salon competition (www.pleinairsalon.com), you'll have the good fortune of having your artwork reviewed by Michael Zakian, director...
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