PleinAir Salon winning oil painting
1st Place Overall Jerry Markham, “Just The Two of Us,” oil, 36 x 48 in.

Patricia Terwilliger, of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.

Congratulations to the winners of the October-November 2018 PleinAir Salon! The 1st Place Overall winner is shown above; keep scrolling to see more winners and learn how to enter your best paintings and drawings today!

2nd Place Overall
Carl Bretzke, “Blue Night,” oil, 16 x 20 in.
3rd Place Overall
Philippe Gandiol, “Champs Elysées at Dusk,” oil, 30 x 40 in.
Best Acrylic
Tom Hughes, “François at Home,” acrylic, 22 x 15 in.
Best Oil
Stewart White, “A Beach View, Collioure, France,” oil, 18 x 14 in.
Best Pastel
Jill Stefani Wagner, “Black Pond Reflection,” soft pastel, 18 x 12 in.
Best Drawing
Xiaoyong Zhang, “Latecomer in the Snow,” pen and ink, 23 x 30 in.
Best Watercolor
Xi Guo, “Dreaming of Butterfly,” watercolor, 30 x 20 in.
Best Artist Under 30
Junyi Ji, “Sea Song,” oil, 28 x 28 in.

View all the October-November 2018 PleinAir Salon winners at

Note: Judges are not provided with contestant names.

The December-January PleinAir Salon, judged by Tim Newton, CEO of the Salmagundi Club, has begun. But hurry, this competition ends in just a few weeks, on January 31, 2019. Enter your best art in the PleinAir Salon here.

First place will receive a cash prize, plus all winners will be entered into the judging for the annual cash prizes, including the $15,000 grand prize for the best painting of the year. Could you be the next winner of the $15,000 grand prize or one of many cash prizes? Plus, as the grand prize winner, your painting could be on the cover of PleinAir magazine.

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