The second annual "Plein Air Richmond", an event presented and hosted by Brazier Gallery to benefit the Richmond Symphony. The Juror for Submissions will be Robert A. Johnson, Signature Member of Oil Painters of America and Allied Artsits of America. Life Member, Art Students League of New York. The Judge of Awards will be M. Stephen Doherty, Editor of "Plein Air" magazine.
Plein Air Artists from all over the United States will meet in Richmond for one amazing Week in June to create paintings in support of the Richmond Symphony.
A Week-Long "Painting Out": June 10-13, 2013
Watch the 35 specially juried plein air painters set up easels all over our historic city create hundreds of paintings. Juror, to be announced.
Ticketed Collector's Preview Sale and Awards: June 14
Information to come.
On Saturday from 9 am -11 am juried and non-juried artists will start and complete paintings. These “wet” paintings will be available for purchase right off the easels with proceeds benefiting the Symphony.
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What is "plein air" painting?
"A painting done outside rather than in a studio. The term comes from the French en plein air, meaning 'in the open air'. The impressionists were particularly interested in the influence of changing light outdoors on color."
- about.com painting