Thursday, February 26, 2015

Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2015

Here we go! Another year!

Click here to Apply! on Call for

Event Dates: 8/3/15 - 8/31/15

Entry Deadline: 3/31/15

Days remaining to deadline: 33

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Accepting Applications Soon! 2015 Plein Air Event at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, OR

Hi Everyone!

We are still working on the new prospectus for the 2015 Event, it is almost finalized, so please look for it in your email very soon....

You will be able to apply soon, so get your digital images ready!

Accepted Media:
Oil • Acrylic • Watercolor • Pastel

Five digital images will be required to apply.

The email that was sent out today was the list of artists that I updated on the blog as a record for the 2014 Event.

Thank you, Cathleen Rehfeld

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Award Winners 2014 - Juror Kathryn Stats

Congratulations to the Pacific Northwest Plein Air Show Winners
Juror: Kathryn Stats

Grand Prize Winners
1st Place - Mid-Afternoon in the Gorge, Anton Pavlenko
2nd Place - Farm Buildings, Aimee Erickson
3rd Place - Opal Creek, Michael Orwick

Quick Draw - State View, Yer Za Vue

Honorable Mentions
Exit 47, Bonnie Rieser
Wallowa Sunrise, Scott Gellatly
Rose Garden, Cathleen Rehfeld
Wind Force, William Stanton

Best Sky - Sunny Day, Eric Jacobson
Best Mountain - Transition Zone View, Melanie Thompson
Best Water - Clear, Clean and Crisp, Yong Hong Zhong

People’s Choice - High Perch, Greta Linwood
Artist’s Choice - Late Summer, Eric Jacobson

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A message to Participating Artists

Dear Participating Artists: The 2014 Plein Air Show will be ending Sunday, September 28th. Please mark your calendars to pick up your unsold works on these dates and times: Sunday, Sept 28th, between the hours of 4pm-6pm and Monday, Sept 29th, between the hours of 9am-2pm. Thank you!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Installation and Reception! September 5, 2014

Thanks to all the artists, writers, sponsors, Columbia Arts Center volunteers, Columbia Arts Center staff, our Juror Kathryn Stats, and all the art purchasers and art supporters.  (The Official list of winners is coming.. Meanwhile, you might be able to piece together some of the winners from these photos). Congratulations to all the prize-winners and all participants.

"Working outdoors or from life puts you in direct contact with the life force, not just the light and the landscape, but also the vitality of the world around you". --(George Carlson)

Direct link to photos in slideshow...HERE (with thanks to photographer David Burbach)