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Featured Artwork: Jane Sither

Jane Sither "Jupiter Dunes" 2015 oil 9 x 12 [email protected] “Jupiter Dunes” was painted on the morning of February 7, 2015, looking to the east and over a dune...

App Could Greatly Enhance Plein Air Events

A cellphone app called Glympse could help collectors find artists working in the field at plein air competitions. The Wisconsin Plein Air Painters Association...

Featured Artwork: Brad Holt

"St. George Main Street" 2015 Oil -- plein air 9 x 12 in.www.jbradholt.com    This plein air piece was painted on the afternoon of April 2nd, 2015, looking south...

May 12: Van Gogh’s Irises and Roses

An upcoming exhibition will reunite a series of four bouquet paintings by Vincent van Gogh for the first time since the artist’s death. “Van Gogh:...

November 19: Bonhams’ American Art Sale

American Impressionists Childe Hassam and Daniel Garber, as well as the great visual storytellers Norman Rockwell and George Bellows are all represented in a...

September 12: OPA Eastern Regional Exhibition

Some of the finest oil painters from the Eastern U.S. will exhibit together at a regional display for the Oil Painters of America. Eisele Gallery...

EXHIBITION: “The Outsiders,” at Artists on Elgin

Two die-hard plein air painters in Canada's Ontario province are the subject of a show at Artists on Elgin, in Sudbury, Ontario, until the...

May 17: Windows to the Divine Art Show

The 2014 Windows to the Divine® show and sale features 59 widely respected artists, including Kathy Anderson, David Gray, Daniel Keys, and more.   Hosted by...

For the Sake of Sailing

In Sarasota, Florida, the SRQ Plein Air Painters of Sarasota teamed up with the Renaissance School of Art to hold a fundraiser benefiting the Sarasota Sailing Squadron, on December 10.

Strong Sales in New Iberia

Organizers of the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition report that sales doubled from last year’s event. Who won ribbons?

Results from Paint du Nord

This week’s northern flavor continues with some worthy results from the Duluth Paint du Nord — a third annual plein air event along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. Who captured the cash?

Who’s Exhibiting in Jackson?

On view now through December 31 at the Art Association of Jackson Hole in Wyoming are brilliant paintings by members of the Teton Plein Air Painters, including works spanning from May through November 2017.
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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

These harbingers of adventure represent freedom, ignite feelings of nostalgia, and tap into our romantic notions of travel and exploration.

EXHIBITION: Women Artists: Past & Present, in South Pasadena, CA

Through November 19, the Laurie Hendricks Gallery in South Pasadena, California, is hosting “Women Artists: Past & Present,” a show inspired by the new...

Hitting One Out of the Park

When officials at the Saginaw Art Museum were planning their multiple Quick Paint events for the Great Lakes Bay Plein Air event, they decided to inject some excitement by staging one at the old ballgame.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Convention….

Poppy Balser made a few stops on the trip from her home in Nova Scotia, Canada, to the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE),...

EXHIBITION: “Winter Wonderland: Beauty Revealed,” in Chaska, MN

It’s cold in Minnesota in winter. That’s a fact. A current show at Reedy Gallery in Chaska, Minnesota, suggests that it is also very...

Summers Takes Top Prize in Parkville

R. Gregory Summers, a faculty member for the 2016 Plein Air Convention, recently snagged Best in Show and First Place — Oil at a...

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?...

Winners at the Carmel Art Festival

Carmel-by-the-Sea is a hotspot for art collectors. Who shone brightly at the town's recent plein air event?

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