The Third Annual "Plein Air Richmond", an event presented and hosted by Brazier Gallery to benefit the Richmond Symphony. The Juror for Submissions will be B. Eric Rhoads, Publisher of "Plein Air Magazine" and "Fine Art Connoisseur". The Judge of Awards will be Robert A. Johnson, Signature Member of Oil Painters of America and Allied Artists of America. Life Member, Art Students League of New York.
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 22-26, 2014
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Watch the 35 specially juried plein air painters set up easels all over our historic city create hundreds of paintings.
Exhibit Continues at Brazier Gallery June 28 and June 29
"Fast and Fresh" : June 28
On Saturday from 9:30 am -11:30 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."
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