PleinAir Salon - Bill Farnsworth (Venice, Florida), “Looking East,” Oil, 12x16 in.

“Looking East” Looks Like a Winner

Darrell Beauchamp, Executive Director of the Western Art Museum, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Aleksander Kryushyn, best plein air landscape, PleinAir Salon May 2022

Bonus Inspiration: A PleinAir Salon Spotlight

From Ukrainian Artist Aleksandr Kryushyn's Instagram: I am very happy to share the great news that ...
PleinAir Salon - Brian Blood (Pebble Beach, CA), “Parallel Parking in Paris,” Oil, 12x16 in.

Parisian Painting Wins PleinAir Salon, January 2024

Lisa Skelly, plein air artist and owner of Huse Skelly Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Artist Camille Przewodak has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
PleinAir Salon - Maria Josenhans, “Endless Agate Beach,” Oil, 36x60 in.

Endless Agate Beach: A Beautiful Orchestration of Shapes and Color

Artist Skip Whitcomb has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
Ryan Jensen, "Happy Santa," oil on canvas, 16 x 20 in.; Sold

Painting of the Week: Happy Santa

Our portrait painting of the week was inspired by the spirit of Christmas, says plein air artist Ryan Jensen.
PleinAir Salon - “Canceled” by Tanja Gant, Charcoal, 16x13 in.

PleinAir Salon News: First Place is Canceled

John Manzari, owner and director of Meyer Gallery, has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon.
William A. Suys, Jr. has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon. First place goes to ...
PleinAir Salon - Angus McEwan (United Kingdom), "Early Morning Quiet," watercolor, 22.5 x 15 in.

Albert Handell’s August PleinAir Salon Choices

Master Artist Albert Handell has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon. They are ...
Oil painting of a river

11 Plein-Air Inspired Landscapes of Rivers and Woods

From raging rivers and dramatic waterfalls to idyllic streams meandering through wooded landscapes, these 11 plein air-inspired paintings ...
PleinAir Salon - Vlad Duchev (Baltimore, MD), "Together Again," oil, 18 x 24 in.

“Together Again” Takes First Place in the PleinAir Salon

Artist Kevin Macpherson has revealed his selections for the winners in this round of the PleinAir Salon. They are ...
On a continuous quest for inspiration, artists often find the best way to engage with places they encounter on their travels is to paint them...
PleinAir Salon art competition - Timothy Horn, "French Curve," oil

“French Curve” Tells a Story, and Wins

Artist Peggy Immel has revealed her selections for the winners in the June 2023 PleinAir Salon. See who won here!
PleinAir Salon art competition - Ned Mueller, "Tying Up - San Blas, Mexico," gouache, 11 x 15 in.

Congrats to the May ’23 PleinAir Salon Winners

Please help us congratulate the winners in the May 2023 PleinAir Salon! (The next deadline is coming soon, so enter your work today!)
Craig Reynolds, “Old 51 Stud,” 2015, oil, 12 x 16 in., Private collection, Plein air

Auto Inspo: 8 Plein Air Paintings of Cars and Trucks

Symbols of freedom, innovation, and adventure, automobiles have long captured the imagination of American artists. For some ...
Catherine Saks of Saks Gallery has revealed her selections for the winners in the April 2023 PleinAir Salon.

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