Painting Exhibitions and Events

Discover upcoming artist events, art exhibitions, paint-outs, quick draws, Invitationals, and more for plein air artists and collectors.

Parting Shot: Root, Root, Root for the Home Team … But First, Paint

There’s nothing like Opening Day of baseball. Or is there? Debbie Morines found a way to make it even better.

EXHIBITION: CAC Gold Medal Exhibition

The California Art Club’s 106th annual Gold Medal Exhibition is upon us, with the gala reception opening the show this Saturday, April 8.

EXHIBITION: Cory Trepanier’s Arctic Paintings

Small studies and enormous studio paintings of the Arctic region painted by Cory Trepanier are the subject of a traveling show now on view at the Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum in Logan, Kansas.

Parting Shot: A Precious Trip for Painters

PleinAir magazine’s own Richard Lindenberg seems thrilled to meet an unusual creature in the exotic locale of New Zealand. He was part of the contingent who joined Eric Rhoads for a Publisher’s Invitational event to the Pacific country.

EXHIBITION: John P. Lasater IV and Jason Sacran, in Arkansas

Through March 29, painters and friends John P. Lasater IV and Jason Sacran are featured in the exhibition “Brotherhood” at the Merkle and Price Galleries in the South Arkansas Arts Center, in El Dorado, Arkansas.

EXHIBITION: Plein Air in Deming, New Mexico

From January 3-26, plein air artists from the Deming, New Mexico, area have works on view at the Deming Arts Center.

Once in a Hundred Years: Painting the Rockies During the Park’s Centennial

by Kathleen B. Hudson Kentucky artist Kathleen B. Hudson gives an artist’s perspective on the recent Plein Air Rockies event in Colorado. What’d she observe?...

Painting the Adirondacks With Eric Rhoads

PleinAir magazine's own Turner Vinson put together this 5:43 video to help explain the purpose and the fun of the Publisher's Invitational Paint the...

“The Florida Four” Exhibit

The Casselberry Art House in Casselberry, Florida, is hosting an exhibition and series of painting demonstrations by four accomplished artists. Find out when Morgan...

“Impressions of Light” in Connecticut

Next week, the Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut will present the work of modern-day American Impressionist Dmitri Wright in a show titled...

15th Anniversary Show, Demo & Paint-Out

West Wind Fine Art on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with artwork by master artists Richard Schmid, Clyde Aspevig, Nancy Guzig,...

Lager & Landscapes Featured in Maryland

Artist and gallery owner Crystal Moll is hosting an exhibition of paintings by herself, Tim Kelly, and Tim Bell, as well as a sampling...

The Man Show in California

Some of the talented California women and men who participate in plein air events will display their figurative paintings in The Man Show in...

Sargent Watercolors in Brooklyn, Boston, Houston

The Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts are combining some of their vast holdings for a...

Illinois Artists Exhibit

Members of the Suburban Plein Air Painters recently exhibited their paintings in the Herb Aigner Gallery of the Prairie Center for the Arts in...

Paintings Celebrate a Bicentennial in Indiana

New Albany, Indiana, is celebrating its bicentennial with an exhibition of paintings titled The Artists of the Wonderland Way. The art was created by...

Rare Show of Anders Zorn Paintings & Drawings

The first international loan exhibition and catalog in more than 25 years dedicated to one of our favorite artists, Anders Zorn (1860-1920), is about...

Roger Dale Brown Featured in Upcoming Shows

One of the rising stars in the community of plein air painters is Tennessee artist Roger Dale Brown, who is about to exhibit paintings...

‘Winter’s Splendor’ in Maryland

Several top plein air painters are currently presenting a selection of their winter landscape paintings at the McBride Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland, until February...

Plein Air Paintings from Corot to Van Gogh

An exhibition of plein air masterpieces is currently on view in Madrid, Spain. The works by Constable, Turner, Corot, and Van Gogh are included...
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