In July, PleinAir Today detailed the amazing story of painter Emilie Lee, who had recently sold almost all her belongings to pack her Honda Element and travel across the country to camp and paint outdoors. Want to see her works in person?
Shake off winter’s brittle grip next spring in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, during the annual GO Paint! Chippewa Valley.
Recognized as one of Virginia’s foremost landscape painters, Ron Boehmer has exhibited in over 130 exhibitions and festivals since 1984, taking home 65 awards — among them 18 Best of Show honors. The studio/school he helped co-found is honoring the artist with this display.
PleinAir Today can’t go too long without mentioning the Grand Canyon again because, well, it’s such a magnetic subject for outdoor painters, event organizers, and so much more. One of the largest events involving plein air and the canyon — the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art — recently concluded with those familiar fantastic results.
A large contingency of world-class plein air painters recently participated in the Fifth Annual Bath County Plein Air Festival in Virginia, which resulted in a stunning array of paintings. Which ones earned ribbon distinction? Find out here!
The magnetic works of Hsin-Yao Tseng and George Bodine will grace the walls of Waterhouse Gallery in Santa Barbara this fall. When?
There’s surely no other way to describe these fantastic coastal plein air views currently on view at the Redfern Gallery in Laguna Beach, California. Who created them?
In August, PleinAir Today detailed a magnetic project titled #PaintItForward by watercolorist Dan Mondloch that earned major praise among our readership! After 50 paintings created, Mondloch is poised for a fantastic conclusion in Minnesota. Details here.
The 14th Annual Ohio Plein Air Competition recently wrapped up in Bay Village, Ohio, where more than 50 artists competed for the eye of judges Dawn Whitelaw and Robin Roberts.
On October 22, the Catalina Island Conservancy will host the Seventh Annual “Catalina: The Wild Side Art Show” featuring the works of 10 nationally recognized plein air artists!
The Buffalo Bill Art Show in Cody, Wyoming, brought in over $1 million in art sales. Of these terrific sales, the Saturday morning Quick Draw brought in almost $113,000, sold under the auctioneer Troy Black on the freezing, rainy, snowy day of September 23.
Accomplished painters Jivan Lee, Lynn Boggess, and Lui Ferreyra along with sculptor Nancy Lovendahl recently opened a great exhibition at Denver’s William Havu Gallery, to much anticipation. It’s filled with energy, passion, color, and texture, and you’ll unquestionably want to catch a viewing soon.
Eleven artists — among them some of the most accomplished plein air painters in the nation — recently took a rugged trip down the Colorado River and into the Grand Canyon in 2015. After blood, sweat, some tears, and a broken foot, their spectacular results will soon grace the walls of this gallery.
For anyone who’s visited, lived, or worked on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, it’s easy to become enamored with the beauty of the ocean, beaches, and bay. Surely everyone has their favorite view, including a host of outdoor painters who received awards during the recent “Island Life: Plein Air Plus” exhibition.
Fifty fine artists from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond assembled in Chincoteague and Assateague in Virginia for a paint-out, show, and sale. Who took home hardware?
The historic Solomons Island in Maryland was host once again to a vibrant plein air competition and festival, with names both familiar and new earning those prized ribbons, bragging rights, and cash. Who were they?
As organizers began to plan for the second annual Renaissance festival in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, they had only one thing in mind: making the second annual Cape Ann Plein Air festival better than ever.
The 4th annual “Carmel on Canvas” plein air paint-out was held Friday to Sunday, September 15-17, featuring 60 highly acclaimed artists competing for over $13,000 in prizes. Who did judge Shaun Thomas Dingwerth delight?
During the week of September 13-17, an unusual event took place in the little town of Midway, Utah.
The Plein-Air Painters of the Southeast are presenting a beautiful array of works at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta, Georgia, this fall. Whose works can you expect to see?