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OPPORTUNITY: OPAS Event, September in Licking County, Ohio

The Ohio Plein Air Competition, hosted by the Ohio Plein Air Society, is now accepting applications for its September event. Shelby Keefe will serve as...

EXHIBITION: Karen Hitt, Venice Art Center, FL

Florida artist Karen Hitt went on a mammoth road trip in 2013, painting all the way. Our report on her journey is online, and...

November 24: Bonhams Offers California Impressionists

The finest painters of California Impressionism -- including Granville Redmond and William Wendt -- are all on offer at an upcoming Bonhams sale. Bonhams’ sale...

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...

May 22: Sotheby’s London 19th-Century European Art Sale

A forthcoming auction features a nautical painting by Joaquin Sorolla and works by Waldmüller, Gérôme, and Hammershøi.   Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings sale takes place...

The Next Print Issue of PleinAir Magazine Is Hot in the Winter

Many painters love to paint winter scenes with their myriad whites and clear, cold air. But winter is also a time to regroup, to research, to reflect. The next issue of PleinAir magazine is chock full of information that can improve your art.

Artist as Collector: Mary Garrish and the Artist’s Choice

Florida painter Mary Garrish calls collecting art “a gut response” to what moves her. But she has another way to explain her choices, one that makes total sense.

Adirondacks Produce Winners, Naturally

The 9th Annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival recently wrapped up with a first-time participant taking home the grand prize valued at $2,200. Who joined this artist in victory, and what did they receive? There’s only one way to find out...
Plein air watercolor artist Sean Friloux

Along the River’s Edge: Painting NOLA en Plein Air

With music pouring onto the streets from every corner of the city, Sean Friloux finds a unique vantage point from which to capture New Orleans in tonal watercolors.

Spotlight on PACE Faculty: Doreen St.John’s Fantastic Year

Who knows what will happen for Doreen St.John between now and April 23, the start of the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) in...

New Faces Win in Easton

Some familiar names on the plein air painting circuit participated in Plein Air Easton this year, but new faces dominated the winners list.   The top...

EXHIBITION: S.C.A.P.E. Members at Bacara Resort

The artist members of Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (S.C.A.P.E.) have their work for sale in a benefit for the Naples Coalition...

Of Course This Salon Winner Painted in the Rain…

James Kroner, the top winner in the October-November contest of the PleinAir Salon, took First Place with a rainy San Francisco scene. This wouldn’t...

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...

Featured Artwork: Camille Przewodek

"Tree in Front" Oil on panel 9 x 12Ë� Available at www.przewodek.com “Color that expresses the light key of nature can make any subject strikingly beautiful.” About the artist: Plein-air colorist...

EXHIBITION: “Kathy Anderson & Mark Boedges,” Legacy Gallery, Arizona

The Legacy Gallery's Scottsdale, Arizona, location is hosting a two-person show spotlighting Kathy Anderson and Mark Boedges. Anderson is on the faculty at the...

November 7: International Guild of Realism Exhibition

The members of the International Guild of Realism will exhibit at an annual show in November. The 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of...

EXHIBITION: Cathleen Windham’s Nocturnes at the Red Arrow Gallery

Through June 29, nine nocturnes painted by Cathleen Windham will be on view at Red Arrow Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee. The artist painted the...

Featured Artwork: Craig Thomas

"Kessler's Barn" Acrylic 10 x 18 in. Best of Show 2013 Augusta Plein Air Art Festivalcraigthomasart.com  Craig Thomas is a military brat that has spent most his life in...

Artist as Collector: Jill Basham

Maryland painter Jill Basham says she collects work by other artists that she thinks is beautiful. But she also does it to learn.

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