Plein Air Salon - John Buxton, "Great Falls of the Passaic," oil, 56 x 35 in.

6 Salon Stars from January 2022

Joseph McGurl has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon. They are ...
Plein Air Salon - Timothy Cunningham, "All is Bright," oil, 16 x 20 in.

6 High-Powered Paintings from the December Salon

American Master artist C.W. Mundy has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon!
Plein Air Salon winner - Luiz Azon, "A Day at the Races," oil, 37 x 52 in.

Who Was Victorious in the November Salon

Bob Malenfant, owner of southwest Gallery, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Patricia Terwilliger, Co-Owner of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries, has revealed her selections for the winners in the Plein Air Salon October Art Competition.
Plein Air Salon - Alisa Shea, "The Common Thread," watercolor, 25 x 16 in.

September Salon Stars

Robin Knowlton, Director Emerita of American Women Artists, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Carl Bretzke, "Rocket Ride," Undated, oil, 24 x 36 in., Private collection, Studio

6 Vibrant Paintings of Fairs and Festivals

For plein air painters, fairs, festivals, and amusement parks offer unique opportunities to indulge in bold, vibrant color and flex the creative muscles needed to capture the energy and excitement on full display. 
Plein Air Salon art competitions - Ben Bauer, "i skymningen," oil, 30 x 40 in.

6 Stars of the August Salon

Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
The tree-lined twists and turns of narrow country lanes hold the promise of adventure and discovery, and, for some, the feeling of coming home. The 12 bucolic landscapes featured here leave us wondering what lies just over the hill or around the next bend.
Plein Air Salon - "Little Island in the Afternoon" (oil, 20 x 20 in.) by Deborah Tilby

Sublime Works from the July Salon

Elizabeth Harris, Owner/Director of InSight Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon - Painting of a dog

Prominent Paintings from the June Salon

David Leadman, owner of Walls Fine Art Gallery, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon - "Morning Shadows at Pt Lobos" by Brian Blood

6 Magnificent Works From the May Salon

Jane Bell Meyer, owner of Illume Gallery of Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Jean Stern, art historian and Director Emeritus of The Irvine Museum, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Oil painting of a sunset

Salon Showstoppers from March 2021

Lance Rehs, Director of Rehs Contemporary Galleries, has revealed his selections for the winners in the Plein Air Salon monthly art competition.
Plein Air Salon - winter landscape

Top-Tier Works From the February Salon

Sue Simpson Gallagher, owner of the Simpson Gallagher Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Plein Air Salon winner "Morning Theatre" (oil, 35 x 47 in.) by Matthew Ryder

PleinAir Salon Show Stoppers: January 2021

Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Today, the U.S. National Park System encompasses 423 sites, spanning more than 84 million acres. Here are six notable paintings honoring these protected lands.

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