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Painting Winners, Seaside

Artists are starting to gravitate toward the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Arts, held in Pawleys Island, located 40 minutes north of Charleston,...

Winners at Red Wing

The ninth edition of the Red Wing Arts Association's Plein Air Festival concluded recently in Minnesota, with Mike Rada serving as judge. Who won?...

Parting Shot: Curiously Inventive Use of Mint Box

In the tradition of artists finding great hacks for their equipment, Danae Hoppe upcycled an Altoids tin. The St. Louis watercolorist used old eye-makeup trays...

EXHIBITION: Nancie King Mertz, in Chicago

Nancie King Mertz is comfortable painting both out on location and in the studio. A mixture of plein air pieces and studio work is...

August 1: Plein Air Artists of Colorado’s 19th Annual National Juried Exhibition

An exhibition of plein air paintings with more than $15,000 in awards will be on display for a full month in Boulder.   The 19th Annual...

November 20: Guild of Boston Artists Gala

The Guild of Boston Artists, the only nonprofit gallery in Boston committed to displaying traditional painting and sculpture, celebrates its 100th anniversary with a...

October 5: Anna Marley on American Impressionism & the Garden

An enticing lecture offers a sneak preview of an upcoming exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Anna O. Marley, Ph.D., curator of...

Solstice in Jackson Hole

More than 50 artists hit the 3/4-mile Sculpture Trail at the National Museum of Wildlife Art on June 21 for Plein Air Fest, an...

UP CLOSE: “Endless Summer,” at the CAC’s Gallery at the Old Mill

Juried members of the California Art Club contributed close to 40 paintings to the exhibition "Endless Summer," a show on view at The Old...

Getting to Know the Father of British Landscape Painting

As a painter and tutor of international fame, Richard Wilson was an essential figure in the development of 18th-century European landscape painting.    British landscape painter...

EXHIBITION: Levi Jackson and Adam Bateman, in Salt Lake City

Plein air painters Levi Jackson and Adam Bateman are featured in a show at Rio Gallery in Salt Lake City, January 20 through March 10. They shared their thoughts on the exhibition with PleinAir Today recently.

Kathleen Hudson’s $15,000 Payday

On Monday at the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) in San Diego, Kentucky painter Kathleen Hudson suddenly found herself $15,000 richer. The oil painter won the Grand Prize in the PleinAir Salon.

Niagara Celebrates Kegler

On view now through January 21 at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is a remarkable display of Hudson River revival via Thomas Kegler.
Plein air watercolor painting

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Starting a Day, China

In this series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of PleinAir Magazine, shares a favorite painting from a previous issue.
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 people at a bar

While the Rest of the World Sleeps: 7 Night Paintings

While the rest of the world sleeps, nocturne painters venture out to capture the unique atmosphere and quality of light found when ...

Idyllic Weather in Florida’s November

In Fort Myers Beach, the 7th annual Paint the Beach event got an important assist from the weather. The seventh time was a charm for the competition, as pleasant, sunny days made artists and patrons happy. Who won?

Why Did 70 People Converge on Acadia National Park?

You may not have made it to Maine for Fall Color Week, the Publisher's Invitational event that PleinAir magazine publisher Eric Rhoads hosted earlier this month, but...

Salmagundi Club Throws Bash for Building, Rossi – and it’s BYOD

When Roger Rossi is thrown a birthday party, historic buildings get TLC. That’s because the fiesta is BYOD (Bring Your Own Donation).   Rossi, an official...

EXHIBITION: “Cuba Today: Studies to Studio,” in Annapolis, MD

On view at the McBride Gallery through June 26, “Cuba Today: Studies to Studio” shows the work produced by some of the artists who...

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