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April/May 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

David Ethridge, Director, owner and curator, has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.

How Different Does the World Look After Cataract Surgery?

A while back, Florida artist Linda Relis posted a painting online that she was very excited about. Why? It was one of the first...

Painting “Where Wisconsin Began”

The town of Mineral Point, Wiscosin, likes to say that their city is “where Wisconsin began,” because lead ore mining there attracted settlers to...

Wayne Winners

The Wayne Art Center’s annual Plein Air Festival routinely pulls in some strong artists, and this year’s event is no exception. Who won?   The event...

Featured Artwork: Susan Nicholas Gephart

"Sunset Over Hameau Farm" plein air pastel 16 x 20 in. $1500www.snicholasart.com ​ ​About the artist: Susan Nicholas Gephart ​is an award-winning​ plein air​ and studio painter, whose work can...

Doings in Sedona

The Sedona Plein Air Festival produced winners in four separate areas, including a new one that focused on the human figure in its Speakeasy...

Results From Telluride

The Sheridan Arts Foundation recently held the 12th Annual Telluride Plein Air event, hosting 31 artists for a weeklong paint-out culminating in a three-day...

June 5: Joseph Lorusso Solo Show

Contemporary Romantic Joseph Lorusso exhibits recent figurative and landscape paintings in an upcoming solo show. Meyer Galleries in Santa Fe, New Mexico, hosts a one-man...

April 9: Dallas Art Fair

The 2015 Dallas Art Fair will be the biggest edition yet, with over 90 respected dealers in painting, sculpture, works on paper, and more. The...

New York Hosts Big Sales for Big Three Auctioneers

Browse the online catalogues for next week's auctions of Modern and Impressionist art to see some exceptional works of art and eye-popping numbers.  The mania...

August 30: OPA Western Regional Exhibition

The OPA Western Regional Exhibition will feature respected artists Kim Casebeer, Dave Santillanes, Laurie Kersey, and many more. Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, will host...

Featured Artwork: Mitch Kolbe

“Old Man Brooks Grove” Oil on linen 24 x 30 [email protected] Growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mitch Kolbe spent most of his early years exploring the...

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.

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...

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...

PACE, From an Instructor’s Perspective

The attendees at last week’s Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE), in Tucson, enjoyed a bountiful offering of art instruction and camaraderie. But what...

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