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Plein Air Salon - "Bath" Xiaowei Liu 16x14 in., Oil

Wow-Factor Paintings from the Plein Air Salon, October 2021

Patricia Terwilliger, Co-Owner of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, has revealed her selections for the winners in the Plein Air Salon October Art Competition.
Plein Air Salon - Alisa Shea, "The Common Thread," watercolor, 25 x 16 in.

September Salon Stars

Robin Knowlton, Director Emerita of American Women Artists, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Carl Bretzke, "Rocket Ride," Undated, oil, 24 x 36 in., Private collection, Studio

6 Vibrant Paintings of Fairs and Festivals

For plein air painters, fairs, festivals, and amusement parks offer unique opportunities to indulge in bold, vibrant color and flex the creative muscles needed to capture the energy and excitement on full display. 
Plein Air Salon art competitions - Ben Bauer, "i skymningen," oil, 30 x 40 in.

6 Stars of the August Salon

Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Paintings of churches

Country Roads: 12 Rural Landscape Paintings

The tree-lined twists and turns of narrow country lanes hold the promise of adventure and discovery, and, for some, the feeling of coming home. The 12 bucolic landscapes featured here leave us wondering what lies just over the hill or around the next bend.
Plein Air Salon - "Little Island in the Afternoon" (oil, 20 x 20 in.) by Deborah Tilby

Sublime Works from the July Salon

Elizabeth Harris, Owner/Director of InSight Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon - Painting of a dog

Prominent Paintings from the June Salon

David Leadman, owner of Walls Fine Art Gallery, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon - "Morning Shadows at Pt Lobos" by Brian Blood

6 Magnificent Works From the May Salon

Jane Bell Meyer, owner of Illume Gallery of Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon April 2021 First Place

6 Stars From the April Salon

Jean Stern, art historian and Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Oil painting of a sunset

Salon Showstoppers from March 2021

Lance Rehs, Director of Rehs Contemporary Galleries, has revealed his selections for the winners in the Plein Air Salon monthly art competition.
Plein Air Salon - winter landscape

Top-Tier Works From the February Salon

Sue Simpson Gallagher, owner of the Simpson Gallagher Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon winner "Morning Theatre" (oil, 35 x 47 in.) by Matthew Ryder

PleinAir Salon Show Stoppers: January 2021

Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Landscape painting of Tetons National Park

National Parks Through the Eyes of 6 Artists

Today, the U.S. National Park System encompasses 423 sites, spanning more than 84 million acres. Here are six notable paintings honoring these protected lands.
Plein air landscape oil painting

PleinAir Salon December 2020 Winners Revealed

Scott A. Shields of the Crocker Art Museum has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Painting of two horses

PleinAir Salon November 2020 Winners Revealed

Cynthia McBride, McBride Gallery owner, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon November Art Competition.
PleinAir Salon - Lori Putnam - Safe Harbor

PleinAir Salon October 2020 Winners Revealed

Karen Hewitt, Painter and Gallery Owner of Hagan Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon October 2020 art competition.
Plein Air Salon art competitions

PleinAir Salon September 2020 Winners Revealed

Helena Fox of Helena Fox Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Sunrise and sunset paintings

8 Sunrise and Sunset Paintings by Plein Air Artists

To capture these fleeting moments of color and drama, plein air painters must work quickly and home in succinctly on the stories they want to tell.
PleinAir Salon art competition - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Salon August 2020 Winners Revealed

George Billis of the George Billis Gallery, NYC and LA, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
landscape oil paintings

8 Paintings From the Water’s Edge

You can almost feel the breeze in your hair, catch the scent of fresh fish, and hear the sounds of waves lapping at the shore in this gallery of paintings from the water’s edge.

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