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Plein Air Invitational at Zion National Park

Plein Air Invitational at Zion National Park

Twenty-four award-winning artists will provide in-park demonstrations, interactive wet-paint exhibits, and special receptions with proceeds benefiting Zion’s education programs — connecting thousands of children to the Zion experience. Learn the 2018 dates and more here.
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Free Webinar Today! Plein Air Painting in San Francisco and Wine Country

Have you ever dreamed of painting en plein air along the California coast? If so, you’ll want to join us this week for a FREE webinar, during which you’ll learn the ins and outs of painting in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Paint the Beach in Fort Myers

Learn about an upcoming plein air festival in Florida!
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Painting From Olana to Newburgh

Wallkill River School hosted the 3rd Annual Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival (New York) featuring 30 artists who traveled from across the country to participate and compete for prizes against some of the best regional artists.
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Plein Air Utah, One More Time

John Hughes gives a recap on a recent conference in Midway, Utah, which boasts a backdrop of Mount Timpanogos and has one of the most unique farming vistas in the country.
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Plein Air Artists of Colorado Fine Art Exhibition

If you find yourself near Durango, Colorado, soon, you can view almost 200 plein air paintings that are on view. See where in this exhibition preview.
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Art Renewal Center Introduces the Plein Air Category

Learn about the exhibition, preview the featured plein air works, and learn how to enter here.
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Plein Air Painting, “Across the Pond”

“Capturing the Moment” is a major group exhibition of some of today’s foremost plein air artists in Britain.
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An Event that Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s Vision as an Artist

Learn about Taliesin Plein Air, a new program designed to celebrate the arts at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin estate.
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Plein Air Hudson Winners Announced

See what this year’s judge had to say about the top winners in this recent event.
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Painting on Location in Alameda, California

Enjoy a recap of the recent Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout and see who took home awards this year.
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Vibrant Energy and Intricate Patterns: The Art of Joseph Delaney

More than 40 paintings and drawings from collections around the country celebrate the life and achievement of this artist. See where and when in this preview.
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A Shot in the Dark That Became a Group Exhibition

Learn how one artist created a group show that grew to include more than 100 works of art (and see where you can view them in person).
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Capturing the Moment

This plein air artist has an inextricable connection with her native California landscape.
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Classical Landscape Paintings on Display

This collection is inspired by the Hudson River School paintings, which gave the world their first glimpse into the Americas and have left a huge mark on the world of art. Learn when and where you can see these works.
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Landscape Paintings by Dave Santillanes

Preview an exhibition of landscape paintings with soft edges, atmospheric perspective, and sophisticated compositions.
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A Plein Air Festival That’s Gaining Ground

Get a recap of a Southwest plein air festival and see who won first place in the various categories.
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Visual Poetry: New Pastel Paintings

The foundation of this collection comes from Kim Lordier’s explorations of Yosemite Valley, the Monterey coastline and estuaries, and Crystal Springs Reservoir in San Mateo, CA. Preview the exhibition here.
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Plein Air and Studio Landscapes

Preview a selection of landscape paintings that are part of this current exhibition, and discover when and where you can view them in person.
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32 Artists Painting 300 Landscapes in the Delaware Valley

Don’t miss this recap of the 12th Annual Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival!

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