Plein Air Easton July 12-20, 2014!

Image via PleinAirEaston.com
Image via PleinAirEaston.com

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 BMWThe Star DemocratAttraction MagazineChesapeake Fine Art StudioBen Franklin CraftsThe Academy Art Museum and Timothy E. Dills.

There are some amazing artists this year at Easton, be sure to check them out! Click HERE for the list of artists! And check out their Calendar of Events!

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!

Ken DeWaard - A Waterman's Life - Artists Choice Award
Ken DeWaard – A Waterman’s Life – Artists Choice Award 2013
Garin Baker - A Buck Twenty a Bushel - Grand Prize Winner 2013
Garin Baker – A Buck Twenty a Bushel – Grand Prize Winner 2013
Paint the Town by Stewart White - Honorable Mention 2013
Stewart White – Paint the Town – Honorable Mention 2013

Check out the rest of the 2013 winners HERE.

Catch you back here tomorrow!

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3 thoughts on “Plein Air Easton July 12-20, 2014!

  1. diane@dianemannion.com

    Maybe I’ll make it next year, Barbara! Just took a fabulous workshop with Qiang Huang at Corse Gallery in Jacksonville and wrote an article on [ my blog. ]( http://dianemannionpaintings.blogspot.com/2014/07/huang-workshop-study.html ) Best, Diane Mannion

    Barbara posted: ” 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 Dra”

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