No Competition. No Show. No Drama.

Fall Color Week is all about painting! Now entering its third year, the hugely popular painting extravaganza in Acadia National Park with publisher Eric Rhoads is just around the corner. Act fast, however, because there’s a limit of 100 participants, and only a few places remain!

Weekend Opportunity: Connecticut Colors

For painters and collectors looking for an eminent opportunity, Middlebury, Connecticut, just might be your weekend destination. Details here!

Kathryn Stats Mentors

Renowned artist Kathryn Stats has launched an advanced painting mentorship program resulting from many years of requests and planning.  Are you interested and eligible?  Find out here.

OPPORTUNITY : Greenbank Farm 9/30

Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm in Wilmington, Delaware, is inviting you to its 30th anniversary plein air celebration this September.  With three decades under their belt, you know it’s got to be great!

Helping Art Survive Hurricane Harvey

PleinAir and Fine Art Connoisseur magazine have set up a temporary website for artists, galleries, museums, and auction houses to register and tell their stories about Hurricane Harvey. In addition, we’re offering them a chance to participate in a free ad spread that we hope will get spaces reopened and collectors buying.

OPPORTUNITY: Utah? Fall? Yes — Please!

Instruction, demonstrations, art sales, painting, and so much more are on the slate for a September 13-16 event in Utah. Registration is still open for this prized plein air opportunity. Details here.

OPPORTUNITY: Painting in Africa Offers Unique Benefits

In September 2018, PleinAir Publisher Eric Rhoads will take a special group of 50 painters to South Africa for a once-in-a-lifetime plein air safari. Accomplished painter Katerina Ring, who offers a similar painting tour in Zambia, has some encouraging thoughts about why you need to take advantage of this opportunity.

Passionate Color

Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery has just put out a call for artists to submit their work for an upcoming four-week exhibition titled “Passionate Color,” to be shown in Portland, Maine, in October. Specs and details here!

Contribute Your Ideas!

Streamline Publishing’s newest endeavor, Artists on Art, is a digital-only, bi-monthly magazine that features articles written by top artists, connoisseurs, and collectors. This rapidly growing community combines traditional articles with video, audio, high-resolution imagery, and exquisite design. Want your voice heard? Here’s a fantastic opportunity.

OPPORTUNITY: PAPA Master Workshops

The Plein Air Painters of America will host a series of master workshops this fall featuring several notable guests and opportunities you don’t want to miss. When is it, and where?

OPPORTUNITY: Bethany Beach this Fall

The second annual Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Plein Air event is a little-known but ripe opportunity for outdoor painters this fall. With nearly $2,000 in total prizes along with fresh coastal views, this event could be worth your consideration.

65 Years of Painting

As part of its Artist Lecture Series, the Seven Bridges Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut, will soon be hosting one of America’s leading figure, portrait, and still life painters and one of the world’s most renowned pastelists. He has perfected his craft for over 65 years, and you don’t want to miss hearing him detail his artistic odyssey.

Burgeoning Lakeside

Details are only just beginning to emerge from Lakeside, Ohio, surrounding a tantalizing Invitational Plein Air Festival on the shores of Lake Erie in August 2018. What do we know now? Find out here.

The Beauty of Imperfection

The Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, New York, are excited to offer the public an educational panel discussion with artists, designers, and collectors about the aesthetic appeal and artistic value of objects that are broken, scratched, lopsided, or otherwise askew. Who’s on the panel and when does it take place?

How Does $20,000 Sound? Better Act Fast.

Plein air painters from the emerging to professionals have a chance to win $20,000 via the NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize in Australia. Think it’s only open to artists from “down under”? Think again. The electronic deadline approaches.

OPPORTUNITY: Plantation Trace Plein Air in October

Georgia during the fall season sounds like a wonderful place to be, especially when there’s a fantastic plein air opportunity waiting in the wings. What’s the buzz?

OPPORTUNITY: Lakeside Plein Air

The Lakeside Arts Park has been hosting its annual Art Fair at the Dole for two successful years. Now planning for the third annual event, organizers are looking for artists to add some plein air flavor. The deadline for the September event approaches, however.

OPPORTUNITY: Are You Signature?

The California Plein Air Painters is currently accepting applications for artists who seek to become one of the organization’s Signature Members. But for how long?

A Plein Air Rodeo

Since 1954, the San Angelo Roping Fiesta has attracted the most accomplished and best tie-down and steer ropers in the world. Hosted in San Angelo, Texas, the 2017 competition will feature some extra spectators.

“Paint Camp” Exceeds Expectations

Nestled by a beautiful lake with a mountain view and the smell of deep green pines high in the mountains of upstate New York near the Canadian border is a camp for painters, which occurs just once a year. Like a camp for kids, instead of making pot holders and lanyards, adult campers make art… lots of art. Two paintings a day minimum.

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