Jean Stern has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
Congratulations to the winners of the June 2020 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!
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?
1st Place Overall
Richard Boyer, “Last Light,” oil, 30 x 30 in. (shown at top)
2nd Place Overall
Jose De Juan, “The Ciggy Break,” oil, 30 x 24 in.
3rd Place Overall
Steven Walker, “Next to Kevin’s,” oil, 11 x 14 in.
Best Plein Air
Joshua Cunningham, “Abandoned to Sunset,” oil, 24 x 36 in.
View the rest of the PleinAir Salon winners at pleinairsalon.com/winners.
Note: Judges are not provided with contestant names.
The next round of the PleinAir Salon has begun so hurry, as this competition ends soon. Enter your best art in the PleinAir Salon here.
About the PleinAir Salon:
PleinAir magazine presents the ninth annual PleinAir Salon Art Competition. In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with six bi-monthly cycles leading to annual Salon Grand Prize winners, is designed to stimulate artistic growth through competition. The competition rewards artists with $27,000 in cash prizes and exposure of their work, with the winning painting featured on the cover of PleinAir magazine.
It is our belief that cash prizes provide further inspiration and an avenue for artists to thrive and create new work by helping alleviate financial pressure.
Winners in each competition may receive recognition and exposure through PleinAir magazine’s print magazine, e-newsletter, and social media. Winners of each round will also be entered into the annual competition.