Thursday, July 23, 2015

List of participating Plein Air Writers for 2015

Katherina Blackmar, OR
Alison Fitts, OR
Kristyn Fix, OR
Rishell Graves, WA
Julie Hatfield, OR, 
Linda Jo Hunter, WA, Lonesome for Bears, A Woman’s Journey in the Tracks of the Wilderness (Lyons Press 2008)
Janice Hussein, WA,
Jill Kelly, OR, When Your Mother Doesn’t (Skyhorse/Perseus 2015),
Bruce Ludwig, OR
Mari Matthias, WA,
John Metta, OR,
Audrey Mlakar, OR
Connie Nice, WA, Image of America: Hood River (Arcadia Publishing),
Penelope Scambly Schott, OR, Lovesong for Dufur and How I Became a Historian
Leah Stenson, OR, The Turquoise Bee and Other Love Poems,
Sarah Sullivan, WA
Peggy Thompson Hudon, OR
Nancy Woods, OR,

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Painting Locations and Deadlines, Good Things to Know!


August 3 Monday :
8:00AM - Orientation at The Columbia Center for the Arts
215 Cascade Ave
Hood River, OR 97031

Monday Aug 3 - Painting location:
Mt Hood Winery
2882 Van Horn Dr, Hood River, OR 97031
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6:30PM - Informal Get Together Dinner at Big Horse Brew Pub, located in downtown Hood River
click for directions -

Tuesday Aug 4 - Painting location: 
Sakura Ridge
5601 York Hill Dr.
Hood River, OR 97031
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Wednesday Aug 5 - Painting location:
Cascade Locks Easy CLIMB Trail/Blackberry Beach or Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Hood River.
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Wednesday Aug 5 - 3pm is the Deadline for all of your work.
Turn in all work (up to 4 paintings) to CCA Gallery by 3pm.
Artists may deliver up to 4 pieces, see prospectus for new details about submitting.

Thursday Aug 6 Quick Draw Entry Painting location is Downtown Hood River
If you choose to participate in the Quick Draw, you could have a total of 5 pieces of work submitted for the show.

August 7 First Friday: Plein Air Preview Party at the Columbia Art Gallery, 4 – 6pm, Invite your collectors for first access!

Opening Reception, 6 – 8pm

1st Place $1000 -
2nd Place Gamblin Award $750 - in Gamblin products
3rd Place Strada Easel Award - a Strada Easel
4 Honorable Mentions, and
Best Sky, Best Mountain, Best Water

Downtown Quick Draw Prize $500

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Link to the Prospectus for 2015

This has all of the information about schedule, prizes, prize categories, maximum sizes, rules, etc etc...

If you have any unanswered questions, the contact email is at the bottom of the prospectus.

Friday, April 17, 2015

11th Annual Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event Celebrating the Pacific Northwest Landscape August 7-30, 2015

Selected artists for this year are:
Elena Balekha
Celeste Bergin
Don Bishop
Laurel Bushman
Thomas Clark
Jeanne Chamberlain
Bets Cole
Laura Gable
Scott Gellatly
Simran Gleason
Carole Gray-Weihman
Bonnie Griffith
Ben Hamburger
Jack Hannula
Rachel Harvey
Tayla M Johnson
Thomas Kitts
Ria Krishnan
Jackson Lain
Anna Lancaster
Michael Lewis
Sergio Lopez
David McBride
Anton Pavlenko
Jan Poynter
Joanne Radmilovich-Kollman
Mike Rangner
Cathleen Rehfeld
Gregg Russell
Kristina Sellers
Silvio Silvestri
Kat Sowa
Bill Stanton
Melanie Thompson
Randall Tillery
Eric Voigt
Yer Za Vue
Yong Hong Zhong

Further information:

Saturday, April 4, 2015

You applied!

The submissions are in! Notification will be sent April 15, 2015. (The field is restricted to a certain number, so not everyone will be accepted. Remember, however, all applicants are invited to paint at the paint-out locations on the paint out dates)! See you there.

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