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Artist Spotlight: Erica Calardo

I have a degree in philosophy and a phd in mathematical logic. I was an academic researcher for a while and now I feel that everything is coming together in my work.
Jane Seymour accepting the PleinAir Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award; also on stage are Eric Rhoads, Kelly Kane, Cherie Dawn Haas, and Michelle Dunaway

Jane Seymour Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from PleinAir Magazine

At the 10th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) in Denver, Colorado, Eric Rhoads presented actor and painter Jane Seymour with the PleinAir™...
plein air artist - fine art landscape painting - Paul Batch, "Late Winter," 2020, oil on panel, 11 x 14 in., Susan Powell Fine Art (Madison, Connecticut)

A Plein Air Artist to Watch: Paul Batch

Paul Batch's plein air sketches and finished studio landscapes certainly stand out from the crowd. Although ...

Artist Spotlight: Anna Cyan

Artist Anna studied privately with non-conformist artists, and learned that Inner freedom is a major theme in her work now.

Artist Spotlight: Susiehyer

For artist Susiehyer, “The world is a visual feast,” is her interpretation for finding inspirations all around us, no matter what you are doing, where you are, stop and look around, you find something to be inspired from.
Michael Weiss (b. 1991), "Specimen I," 2020, acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 in., available through the artist

A Living Curiosity Chamber

There is a lot of superb contemporary realism being made these days; this article shines light on a gifted individual.
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Artist Spotlight: Aleksander Betko

Artist Aleksander Betko focused very heavily on narrative, trying find his own voice, and developed a dialogue with Williamsburg’s Industrial Northside while going on long walks.
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Artist Spotlight: Larry Cannon

Those close contacts with Nature and the forces of Nature coalesced into a passion after viewing an exhibition of watercolors by the early 19th century artist Percy Gray in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
mural commission for a home library

A Mural Commission for the Ages

The following is an interview with landscape painter Thomas Kegler, who takes us behind the scenes of an impressive mural commission.
PleinAir Salon art competition - Hui Li, “Metaphor of Plants Series No.8,” oil, 59 x 71 in.

Hui Li on Winning the February PleinAir Salon

We’d like to congratulate Hui Li for winning Overall First Place in the February 2023 PleinAir Salon, judged by ...

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