– Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today –

The frontier mining town of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, hosts two plein air events each year — one in the depth of winter, and one in August. Sign up now for the summer competition, dubbed Paint the Point.

Lead Image: “Presence,” by Lori Beringer. 2015 Best of Show winner

More than $4,500 in awards will be given at this event, held “in the heart of the driftless region — an area noted for rolling hills unscathed by the last glacial period.” About 60 painters are expected at the competition. The deadline for entry is July 10; get more information here.


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