2017 CPAP SPRING ONLINE EXHIBIT

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Join California Plein Air Painters Signature Member Karen Leoni for this exciting series of two-day workshops along the beautiful coastline of the Monterey/Carmel area. Karen has a rich background in art instruction as an instructor at the Grad School at Academy of Arts University in San Francisco and Masters of Plein Air Academy in Los Angeles. Register here for the first workshop on June 13-14 or CLICK HERE to view additional dates and times.

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ARC International Salon at the Salmagundi Club

Posted by Director, Signature Services on April 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

The   Art Renewal Center (ARC) would like to invite you to our opening of the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., New York City on Saturday, May 13th from 11am to 3pm.

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The Children of China

Posted by Gary Holland on December 7, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

This is a short video I created that depicts my concept of painting a series of images based on a theme.  in this theme, The Children of China, my intent was to depict the spirit and subtle passion of children in the countryside in modern China.  Using an impressionist and colorist approach I place the viewer in the position of dwelling on the children, imagining what their inner world is truly about.  I choose to not overtly communicate "passion" but rather, allow the viewer to "be there"…

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Topanga Autumn, Early Morning Plein Air, part 4

Posted by Elena Roché on December 16, 2015 at 10:35am 0 Comments

We call it Dragon Rock. The gnarly sandstone formation just a short hike up Cheney Ranch Trail. If you step off the main trail and onto the footpath it will take you to the very top that resembles a big glob of dry clay and has multiple little caves and holes. Prehistoric rocks that were polished by rivers long gone are trapped in it. These rocks are the remnants of a mountain range that used to dominate the Eastern part of Arizona. High cliffs on the south side of Dragon…

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My Plein Air Challenge

Posted by Barbara Tapp on November 23, 2015 at 10:53am 0 Comments

Before I head out to paint I set myself a challenge which I write as short notes on my IPhone.  I reread them on site. This week it was  be different in your approach and had to do with the process of laying washes. At the end of the painting I want to feel I tried something new . In this case I did get a softer layer in the background due to the 4 layers of washes .…

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1 Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains Paint Out

Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains Paint Out

July 8, 2017 from 9am to 12pm at Point Dume Headlands

Organized By: Jean Myers

2 Plein Air Workshop in Sedona, Arizona

Plein Air Workshop in Sedona, Arizona

November 14, 2017 at 9am to November 17, 2017 at 1pm at Sedona, Arizona

Organized By: Michael Chesley Johnson

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Exposed - A Photography Exhibit

Started by Pacific Art League in Archived Events Sep 23, 2015. 0 Replies

ELIGIBILITY Open to all photographic media including digital photography, film photography and alternative photographic processesEXHIBITION DATESNovember 6th – 26th, 2015OPENING RECEPTION First…Continue

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Call for Artists - A Plein Air Paint Out in Downtown San Rafael

Started by Amanda Tryon in Archived Events. Last reply by Amanda Tryon Jul 28, 2015. 2 Replies

A Plein Air Paint Out in Downtown San RafaelSaturday August 29, 2015Call For Artists San Rafael, CA (June, 2015)  - Plein air artists are invited to participate in the  Downtown Artists in…Continue

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94th Anniversary Art Exhibition - "Vive les Arts"

Started by Pacific Art League in Archived Events Jul 22, 2015. 0 Replies

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your best work exhibited at a milestone event, the 94th Birthday Celebration of the Pacific Art League, which has thrived since 1921! Entry is open to all artists…Continue

CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR PLEIN AIR 2015

Started by Ronald K Ridley in Archived Events Jul 22, 2015. 0 Replies

Plein Air Art Contest on July 18th and 19th, 2015.  Awards given at end of day on July 19th.  Paintings shown in the Fine Art Exhibition building 7 Cal Expo in Sacramento, California. Most paintings…Continue

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We are very happy to announce that our 2017 Call for Signature Members is now open. We will be selecting up to 20 new Signature Members who reside in California and up to 3 new Signature Envoys from out-of-state members. Art will be judged on a portfolio consisting of 3 images of each artist's plein air artwork and not on individual pieces. The Jury Panel will consist of 5 jurors comprised of CPAP Signature Members or Painting Ambassadors. We look forward to your participation! THANKS…

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To our Signature members - we are looking for Signature Members and Painting Ambassadors to serve as jurors for our 2017 Signature Member Drive. If you have not previously served as a CPAP Juror we'd like to hear from you. We will be admitting up to 20 new members based upon a portfolio of three images per artist. Jurying would begin on July 1 and will need to be completed in July. Please respond to: cpapsignatureservices@gmail.com

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Two Day Painting Concentration with Signature Member Karen Leoni at Lover's Point Area, Monterey, California

June 13, 2017 at 10am to June 14, 2017 at 5pm
This ongoing series of 2-Day workshops puts all of the concepts of successful painting into two days of purposeful instruction along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world... the beautiful Monterey Bay. The workshop is best suited for artists who feel that they are accomplished yet have already exhibited some of their work. This is not only about craftsmanship but is also about aesthetics.…See More
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Congratulations to Lynne Fearman for winning the First Place with her painitng "The Cove" in the 2017 Spring Competition and Showcase. “It wasn't until I freed myself from copying photos, and painted from life that my work took a whole new and positive direction. Through the encouragement of my teachers, and mentors, I continue my studies with other artists who enjoyed the creative process too,” says Lynne Fearman. Read more about Lynne:…

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Online Critique Service with Master Artists

We are very pleased to announce a new service for all our Members. Master Artists Cheng Lian, Lisa Fricker and Ned Mueller are now available to perform individualized critiques of your artwork. Want to get to the next level? A sound, objective critique by one of these nationally acknowledged Masters will definitely help…See More
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Congratulations to our 2017 Spring Competition and Showcase Winners! http://calpleinair.com/page/2017-spring-competition-and-showcase-winners 1st Place - Lynne Fearman 2nd Place - Shuang Li 3rd Place - Barbara Lawrence Lisa Mozzini-McDill - Merit Award Bets Cole - Merit Award Kirk Larsen - Merit Award Ronald Lee Oliver - Merit Award Sheryl Knight - Merit Award Sara Kahn - Honorable Mention Carol Bower - Honorable Mention Kathy Gillis - Honorable Mention Susan MacInnes -…

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ARC International Salon at the Salmagundi Club

The   Art Renewal Center (ARC) would like to invite you to our opening of the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., New York City on Saturday, May 13th from 11am to 3pm.A Special Thank You for Sponsoring the Landscape Competition:…See More
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Plein Air Art in the Park plein air painting competition. The Contest Period is April 15 - 28, 2017 Jury Selected paintings will be displayed GALLERY format at the County Building 70 W. Hedding May 1-5, 2017 and online. Click here for more info: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/Activities/Pages/park-paint-here.aspx

Park Here - Paint Here! - Parks and Recreation - County of Santa…

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