Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Participating Artists, Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2017

The following artists were selected to participate in our Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2017 through a juried process.
Congratulations to our new and returning artists*. 
Yong Hong Zhong
Yer Za Vue
William Elston
Tracy Leagjeld
Thomas Kitts
Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki
Susan Sutherland
Steven Hill
Stanley Robinson
Sergio Lopez
Scott Gellatly
Sally Reichmuth
Patty Voje
Mike Rangner
Michael Lindstrom
Melanie Thompson
Matt Sterbenz
Mary Lamery
Laurel Bushman
Laura Gable
Kristina Sellers
Katey Ellen Price
John Laney
Joanne Radmilovich Kollman
Jennifer McGill
Jan Jewell
Eric Jacobsen
Elo Wobig
Eduardo Fernandez
Dotty Hawthorne
Don Bishop
Celeste Bergin
Cathleen Rehfeld
Carole Gray-Weihman
Brenda Boylan
Bonnie Griffith
Bhavani Krishnan
Anton Pavlenko
Anna Lancaster
Anita Johnston
Aimee Erickson
Aaron Johnson
Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2017 is hosted at the Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale WA
Paint-Out dates Monday July 31 through Thursday Aug 3
Event Opening Gala/Reception: Friday Aug 4, 5-7PM
Show exhibit dates: Friday Aug 4 – Sunday Aug 27 10am-5PM
(*All artists who applied are invited to join in painting during the event; watch our facebook page for locations)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Thank you to all who applied to Pacific NW Plein Air kick back!
NOTIFICATION of artists by email from Online Juried Shows: Thursday Mar 30

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Awards Paintings

Thomas Kitts, Sacred Rights, First Place and Museum Purchase

Aimee Erickson, Dissolve, Second Place

Yer Za Vue, High Noon, Third Place

Michael Lindstrom, Moving West, Honorable Mention

Carole Gray-Weihman, Dallesport Sunset, Honorable Mention

Sergio Lopez, Bountiful Land, Honorable Mention

(photo to come) 
Yong Hong Zhong  Historic Columbia River Highway Award

Cathleen Rehfeld, Looking West, National Scenic Area Award

William Elston, From Catherine Creek, Best Mountain

Aimee Erickson, Sunset, Best Water

Sergio Lopez, A Gorgeous View, Maryhill Museum Award

Scott Gellatly, Gorge Voyage, Best Sky

Mary Lamery, Columbia River, Mt Hood and Stonehenge, Museum Purchase

Carole Gray-Weihman, Klickitat Grandeur, Gamblin Artist Color Purchase

Day Five--Awards Reception, August 26, Maryhill Museum

(A few representative photos, Full list of winners coming)

Terry Miura Juror, Steve Grafe Curator

Thomas Kitts, First Place

Aimee Erickson, Second Place

Yer Za Vue, Third Place

Carole Gray-Wiehman, Gamblin Purchase Award & Honorable Mention

Sergio Lopez, Maryhill Museum Award and Honorable Mention

Michael Lindstrom, Honorable Mention

Shoulder-to-shoulder attendance

Cathleen and Rob

Artists and appreciators

Aimee talks shop with Stan

a conversation with Anton

Aaron checking out the paintings

The reception spills out onto the deck

We never stop thinking about the landscape :)

A perfect night!


Friday, August 26, 2016

Some photos from Day Four (Pizza Party for the artists at the Maryhill Museum

(Thank you Maryhill Museum for the great Pizza Party in the new wing of the museum)

All the work has been turned in..time to relax!

Cathleen, Steve, Bill

Checking out the entries

95% outside-- but the artists are cool inside the museum



Artist Confab 


Opening Reception
Friday, August 26 | 5 to 7 p.m.
Plein Air Exhibition at Maryhill Museum 
Saturday, August 27 & Sunday, August 28 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The public is invited to view the paintings artists created in plein air, meet the artists and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. Artwork will be available for purchase. Awards will be given in a number of categories, including “Best Sky,” “Best Mountain,” “Best Water,” “Historic Columbia River Highway Award,” “Maryhill Museum Award,” and a purchase award.
The plein air exhibition remains on view with paintings available for purchase. Exhibition entry is free with museum admission.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A few photos from day THREE

Artist Confab

Michael Lindstrom

Za Vue

The view

Aimee shares some artistic thoughts
Thomas Kitts

Paul Zegers

Laurel Bushman

Sally Reichmuth 

OPB came to film

Don and Claire

OPB films 

Claire tries out a palette knife

Aimee can talk and paint at the same time

Joanne Radmilovich Kollman

More filming

Artist Confab

Cathleen Rehfeld

Painting underway

Cathleen and Aimee

Sergio Lopez