The Fourth "Plein Air Richmond", an event presented and hosted by Brazier Gallery. This year the event will benefit the animals cared for by the Richmond SPCA. The Juror for Submissions to be announced. The Judge of Awards to be announced.
Plein Air Artists from all over the United States will meet in Richmond for one amazing Week in June to create paintings from all over Richmond.
A Week-Long "Painting Out": June 19-26, 2016
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Watch the 35 specially juried plein air painters set up easels all over our historic city create hundreds of paintings.
Ticketed Collector's Preview Sale and Awards: June 24, 2016
Exhibit Continues at Brazier Gallery: June 25 and June 26, 2016
"Fast and Fresh" : June 25, 2016
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.
Click here to download the Fast and Fresh registration form!
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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