Painting Exhibitions and Events

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

New California Landscapes

Because plein air paintings tend to be smaller than studio pieces, a professional-looking frame is especially important for making them look significant. Terry Miura...

A Conservator Responds to Constable’s Historic Cloud Studies

A distinguished art restorer was inspired by plein air cloud studies and small landscapes created by the great British artist John Constable (1776–1837). Mark...

Pastel Triptych of Yosemite on Exhibition

Californian Donna Vis spent 17 hours over several days painting a triptych in Yosemite National Park. The pastel painting, measuring 9 x 36 inches...

The Best Paintings by Minnesota Artists

From November 10 through December 29, 2012, members of the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota will each be exhibiting two of their best paintings. Find...

Paintings by Four Plein Air Artists in Pasadena, California

Paintings that offer four individual perspectives on the city of Los Angeles are currently on view at American Legacy Fine Arts in Pasadena, California....

Frank Hobbs in Virginia

An exhibition of paintings and monotypes by Frank Hobbs, an artist who has championed plein air painting and has introduced others to the challenges...

Painters of the Upper Mississippi in Wisconsin

The Lake Pepin Art & Design Center in Pepin, Wisconsin, is currently hosting an exhibition of landscape painters until November 18, 2012. Several plein...

‘Jerusalem Journey,’ Plein Air Paintings by Peter Adams

An exhibition of plein air paintings by California Art Club President Peter Adams is on view at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the...

“Moods of the Adirondacks” Paintings in Indianapolis

Rick D. Wilson, one of the multi-talented artists we met during the PleinAir Publisher's Invitational in the Adirondack Mountains (www.ericrhoads.com), will be exhibiting more...
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