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SO Plein Air 2018 Comes to Art Presence Tomorrow!

Come to Art Presence on Sat, June 23, 2018 for these fun SO Plein Air 2018 events: 9:30-11:30 am – Quick Paint; Show of previously painted plein air works on the lawn all day; Plein Air paintings created for this year’s event in the gallery; Aimee Erickson Plein Air demo 12:30-2:30pm; Awards Ceremony & Reception 3-5 pm.

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Call to Artists: 3rd Annual “Paint the Town” ‘en Plein air’ McCloud, CA

Paint the Town!

Campbell Global has funded our scholarship program, supporting participation of up to 10 students under the age of 18. Each student will receive some instruction and supplies. More info available on the McCloud Arts Society Facebook page, or contact Dorothea Schoenstein 964-2065. Pre-Registration is $20 thru August 10, and same day registration $30. A $10 box lunch is available from White Mountain Café, order at morning registration. Canvases and paper for competition must have a registration mark on back.

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8th Annual Hillsboro Plein Air Plus

Image from the 2013 Hillsboro Plein Air Plus paintout event

Photo by Rick Paulson

Artists from across the region will converge to capture the sights and scenes of Hillsboro at the 8th Annual Hillsboro Plein Air Plus event on September 12th and 13th. This annual outdoor art competition hosted by the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council brings artists of all mediums, styles and levels to our community, and highlights the wonderful landscapes, city scenes and people of Hillsboro.


You don’t need to be an artist to enjoy this event! Spectators are encouraged to come out and watch the artists at work, or come out to Saturday’s Reception to see the completed artwork, meet the artists, and vote for the People’s Choice Award. For more information, including rules, schedule and prizes, visit

SAVE THE DATE! Mark Your Calendars for Hillsboro Plein Air Plus 2014!


On September 12-13, 2014, the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council will host

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June 16 – Artist Day at Hanley Farm

Sunday, June 16, Hanley Farm is hosting our second annual “Artist Day at the Farm.” We invite you to visit the farm, bring a picnic, and support your local artists! You’ll be able to watch the artists as they create, and maybe you’ll find that just right work of art you’ve been looking for! AND, Kaheley, the fabulous Celtic group from last year’s Artist day, will again grace our fields. There’s so much to see and do at the farm. Relax, have a picnic, and enjoy the Celtic tunes, AND enjoy heritage livestock, featuring Icelandic sheep and Toggenburg goats; chickens; Bob the Peacock! Play turn-of-the-century games with your children. You can even purchase fresh produce from the Hanley Farm stand! Artists, whatever your craft – painting, photography, or maybe jewelry making – please join us. And if you’d like to display your wares or perhaps sell something, we encourage you

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June 16, Artist Day at Hanley Farm!

Has it been a year already? Hanley Farm again invites all of you bring your brushes, paints, easels, cameras – paint, draw, take pictures, demonstrate your craft, and, if you choose, sell your works of art. Whatever your media, we hope you’ll join us again this year.

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Beekman House Paintout!

Art Presence artists will be plein air painting at the Beekman House in Jacksonville from 1 to 4 on Saturday, June 16th. Come, wander the grounds and chat with the artists. Paintings from this event will be on sale July 21st at the Beekman House. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the upkeep of this historic building.

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