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Congratulations to Aaron Johnson 1st place winner of 2017 NC Open Plein Air  Mooesville, NC  Also to 2nd place winner - Ralph James, 3rd place Phyllis Steimel, and Honorable Mentions - Kim Hoover, Rodolfo Sabatini & James Keul!!    


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Paint in the Downtown Monroe 1 Reply

Who wants to paint in Downtown Monroe? There will be an Art Walk event on April 7-8. I have been participating with my Art Students (I teach at SPCC) for 2 years now. There is nice crowd of people…Continue

Tags: out, paint

Started by Alla Parsons in General Discussions. Last reply by Jackie Kennedy Sep 16.

First plein air paint-out for Orange County!

The Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) and the Hillsborough Arts Council (HAC) present the inaugural Paint it Orange Plein Air Paint Out and Wet Paint Sale! For three days, artists are invited to…Continue

Tags: carrboro, hillsborough, orange, county, hill

Started by Katie Murray in General Discussions Sep 15.

Painting Opportunity in Mooresville Oct 7th for Fall Garden Tour

CALL TO ARTISITS:anyone is invited to paint in one of the five gardens we will have on the tour from 10-4 pm Saturday Oct 7th with wine and cheese reception from  4-6 at The Brawley Garden Center  N…Continue

Tags: Oportunity, Painting

Started by Jan Enright in General Discussions Sep 12.

Plein Air article in Our State 1 Reply

Last year I hosted a PaintNC paint-out in a cotton field here Wayne County, NC, not far from where I live. Somehow, Our State magazine got wind of the paint-out and sent a photographer to take photos…Continue

Started by Brenda Behr in General Discussions. Last reply by Scott Boyle -admin Feb 1.


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