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From the Shores of Point Lobos

From the Shores of Point Lobos, plein air oil painting by Stefan Baumann

From the Shores of Point Lobos ~ Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 19×12 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing Framed in 3″ dark wood with gold.   Name Plate inscribed “From The Shores of Point Lobos”  Stefan Baumann Verso Masterpiece C Pro, Hand written by the artist, “From the Shores of Point Lobos” Stefan Baumann 2014 Signed Lower right Baumann GV in red paint    Date: 2014 Provenance I painted this plein air oil painting at Point Lobos during the 2014 Plein Air Convention in Monterey. Price $1,830 If you wish to acquire this fine…

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Final Views of the Convention and Point Lobos

                                                “From the Shores of Point Lobos” I would like to add some final views and impressions about the Plein Air Convention that I attended last week and plein air painting at Point Lobos.  First, the Convention was inspiring and informative, and I look forward to participating next year. Because this Convention is an artistically rich educational and experiential event, I encourage all my painting students in The Grand View as well as viewers of our PBS show to attend next year’s 4th Annual Plein Air Convention, April 13-17, in Monterey, California. This is the last of three plein air…

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Stefan Baumann’s Newsletter, 2-14-2014

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Plein Air Convention in Monterey

I have been invited to be an instructor again at the 3rd annual Plein Air Convention during the week of April 7-11, 2014  in Monterey California.   This is the largest convention for outdoor painters, and I encourage plein air painters everywhere to come to the convention.  And if you are a “The Grand View” viewer or member attending the Convention, I invite you to paint with me on location during the week. Last year, I painted this painting en plein air called “The Tides at Asilomar” of the ocean near Monterey, California. If you are interested in attending, contact http://www.pleinairconvention.com/ for…

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Artists, Don’t Capture but Create

“Spring in Edgewood” By Stefan Baumann

 

2nd Plein Air Convention & Expo

If you are just beginning to paint on location or have been doing it for years, this is the place to be and be seen. I will be there in person and I want to meet all of you. What an opportunity to do so at the largest plein air event in the world! For more information, go to www.pleinairconvention.com

Artists don’t capture, but create.

Painting on location is one of the most difficult forms of art there is, and that said, it is also the most pleasing activities known to an artist. In the painting “Spring in Edgewood”, I captured a location on canvas that would have been overlooked into a painting of the movement of light and shadow creating a quaint little masterpiece.

 

 

One of the most important skills

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Unveiling Our Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Study

Rose Leaves Bowl

After two years of hard work, our research team is pleased to present the findings from our Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study on June 8 at our 2012 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in San Antonio. Even better, you can watch live as we roll out our new study of the economic impact […]

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It Only Takes One: How an Emerging Arts Leader Can Impact a Community

When I received the call from Americans for the Arts saying that I had been selected to receive the 2011 American Express Emerging Leaders Award, I had so many emotions. I was thrilled that the panel appreciated the impact that I was making in the community. I was proud that all of the hard work […]

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Update from Oregon Arts Commission on Oct 5 Oregon Arts Summit

2011 Oregon Arts Summit logo

Over the last month, I’ve been writing to share updates on our annual Arts Summit that will be taking place on October 5, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Today, I want to share some early results we’re seeing in this year’s group of attendees. It reinforces our belief that this year’s theme – The Currency of Connection – would resonate with arts and cultural leaders across the state.

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What Would Business Investment in Arts Education Look Like?

This blog continues my conversation with Harvey White that took place during the “Heating Up STEM to STEAM” session at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention earlier this summer. Read Mr. White’s initial comments here. Sen. Stan Rosenberg: “No, it’s not dumb, but I also want to do a little counterpoint here to see […]

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Investing in Arts Education to Ensure a Strong Future Workforce

During the “Heating Up STEM to STEAM” session at the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention this past summer, I engaged Massachusetts Senate President Pro Tem Stan Rosenberg in a tête-à-tête about workforce development. Below is the first half of a conversation we had on the panel (You can access the full session via Convention […]

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