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March 2019 Plein Air Events

Check out these listings for upcoming plein air invitationals and events happening all over the U.S. Which will you attend?
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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 listen to this FREE webinar, during which you’ll learn the ins and outs of painting in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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2019 Ultimate Plein Air Artist Workshop Guide

You’re part of a rich tradition of learning and practicing plein air painting. This art workshop guide is chock-full of opportunities for you to take the first (or next) step on your painting journey.
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Flowing Estuary to Living Sea

Discover how the Central Coast estuary inspires painters in this exhibition preview.
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LPAPA: Town & Country Plein Air Exhibition

“Town & Country: Where the Cities Meet the Pastures” is dedicated to paintings created by LPAPA members. This is a free event that welcomes all art lovers. Discover when you can visit the exhibition in this preview.
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Does Your Art Reveal That You See the World Differently?

Consider this question and see what Joe Paquet has to say about getting better as a painter and . . .
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Become a Next-Level Painter in One Week

How to get in on what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s actually working in the world of plein air and art marketing, and have fun while you’re at it!
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Coming Soon: Brushes by the Beach

G. Lee Gallery is pleased to once again host the Brushes by the Beach® plein air event, supporting Artist Boat’s Eco-Art adventures for children. See when and where in this announcement.
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Art News: Plein Air Painters of New Mexico Juried Exhibition

The 10th National Juried Members Exhibition is a juried show and sale of original two-dimensional plein air artworks. Discover the dates and details in this preview!
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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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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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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