Plein Air Easton, located in Maryland, is an event that you just don’t want to miss. If you are anywhere near the vicinity it’s your chance to watch some of the greatest artist paint stunning works (and your chance to purchase as well!). The Quick Draw event really draws the crowds. This year Plein Air Easton has some corporate sponsors, I.G. Burton BMW, The Star Democrat, Attraction Magazine, Chesapeake Fine Art Studio, Ben Franklin Crafts, The Academy Art Museum and Timothy E. Dills.
Here are a few facts from Plein Air Easton 2013 (from their website)… pretty amazing stuff!
- Art sales for last year’s event totaled $325,000 with 313 paintings sold in 2.5 days.
- Approximately 6,000-8,000 people participate in the festival throughout the week
- In 2013 the Collectors’ Preview Party sold a painting every 45 seconds during a 90 minute period.
Here are just a few paintings that were painted during 2013 Plein Air Easton Juried Competition! Good luck to all the artists!
Check out the rest of the 2013 winners HERE.
Catch you back here tomorrow!