The Autry’s “Masters of the American West Art Exhibition and Sale” is considered one of the country’s premier Western art shows. In 2018, the exhibition returns with great excitement and anticipation. When does it begin?
American modernist John Marin (1870-1953) is getting a revolutionary new look via the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock through an exhibition featuring never-before-seen drawings and watercolors. Details here!
Although the competitive festivities for the 2018 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational don’t take place until April 21-29, that doesn’t mean organizers can’t get things started a little early — with these.
If you’re around town in Fort Collins, Colorado, this week/weekend you might want to stop by the Carnegie Building on Matthews Street for a brilliant display of local plein air magic.
Hosted between November 7-12, Paint the Beach in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, is — naturally — a fantastic fall opportunity for a plein air showdown. All told, the sunny skies and range of artistic talent left judge Vladislav Yelisleyev with tough decisions. Which artists had an early Thanksgiving feast?
The remarkably talented painter Joshua Cunningham is presenting his newest series of plein air works, titled “Driftless,” at Minneapolis’ Groveland Gallery. What’s the story behind the works? Find out here.
Plein air impressionist painters Julia Kostova, Rustem Stahurski, Viktorija Bulava, Irina Alexandrina, and Mikhail Shapovalenko will each be represented during a colorful group exhibition at East West Fine Art.
Every year since 2005 an intrepid crew of artists come together from all over California, and beyond, to trek the High Sierras, be inspired, and paint. In the first major installation of 2018, the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center will present “Granite Group: Plein Air Paintings of the High Sierras.” The exhibition opens...
Twelve talented plein air painters will be featuring their works this December in California for a can’t-miss group show. Find out here who’s included and where!
The Reynolda House Museum of American Art recently announced its plans to mount a significant 2018 exhibition surrounding the travels of iconic painter Frederic Church.
Artist Kathryn Stotler, an acrylic plein air specialist, is currently displaying her newest works alongside jewelry and ceramics by Gilbert Castro at Arcata Artisans Gallery in California. What do her current brush musings look like?
Exuberant color and painterly interpretations of place and moment fill Rodger Bechtold’s Wisconsin landscapes. Based on direct observation, recollection, and some invention, Bechtold’s paintings illustrate the grandeur in the everyday. Where can you see his latest?
Crystal Moll Gallery in Baltimore is excited to be presenting works by artists Hai-Ou Hou, Palden Hamilton, Joanna Barnum, and Tim Kelly during this invitational exhibition.
Instructed and facilitated by the talented and vivacious Susan Nicholas Gephart, the annual Hameau Farm Artist Retreat in Big Valley, Pennsylvania, is a great opportunity to share, create, and learn all things art and plein air. Details here.
Camden Falls Gallery in Maine has mounted a great exhibition to cap off 2017, featuring the works of Susan Graeber, Kathleen Robbins, Charles Fenner Ball, and Stefan Pastuhov! Details here.
Brazier Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, is greatly anticipating the opening of this internationally acclaimed artist’s first solo show there in 12 years.
New works by watercolorist Samantha McNally will soon be featured at the well-known Benicia Plein Air Gallery in California.
J. Bond Francisco, Edgar Payne, Paul Lauritz, and William Wendt are among the blockbuster artists represented during the Irvine Museum’s current exhibition “Moods of California,” which explores seven unique ecological regions of the Golden State.
On a recent trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, my wife and I were walking along the sidewalk at Ipanema Beach when I noticed a group of plein air painters in the median strip between the different lane directions on the boulevard.
While outdoor painting in solitude can be healing, meditative, and enjoyable, there’s no doubt that bonding with friends while creating something beautiful has a special appeal. Two close friends decided to take it one step further, traveling nearly 12,000 miles in total to soak up North America and Canada’s beauty in mind, body, spirit, and paint.