Thursday, August 25, 2016

See You at Shadyside: The Art Festival on Walnut Street?

Here's a sneak peek at one of the walls in my booth at the Shadyside Art Festival in Pittsburgh this weekend, August 27 & 28

I'll be in Booth #80 on Walnut Street.  Hope to see you there!
Shadyside: The Art Festival on Walnut Street in Pittsburgh PA.
Saturday, August 27, 10am to 7pm
Sunday, August 28, 10am to 5pm

More for Shadyside
Register for Classes taught through the Arts of Great Falls in Virginia
Get more info on classes with a link to register for each class below.
Evening Paint -- Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm -- starts September 20
Still Life Plus -- Tuesdays, 10:30am to 1:30pm
-- starts September 20 
Painting the Plein Air Landscape -- Thursdays, 9:30am to 2:00pm, starts September 22. Classes are held in various locations throughout Northern Virginia.

Paint Great Falls Plein Air Competition -- September 7-10

The Arts of Great Falls is also sponsoring Paint Great Falls -- a Plein Air Painting Competition -- September 7-10 with two receptions: Friday Art Walk, 6-9pm on September 9 and the Awards Reception on Saturday, September 10, 6:30-8:30pm.  Participants need to register  ($30).  I'm the judge this year and am looking forward to seeing all the entries. First place is $500 plus awards will be given for 2nd, 3rd and People's Choice. Get more info on the event here.  Calling all collectors, too. The gallery will be filled with works fresh off the easel depicting Great Falls on September 9 and September 10.

Free Plein Air Painting Demonstration -- Saturday, September 10, Noon-3pm

And, I'll be giving a free plein air painting demonstration on Saturday, September 10, noon to 3pm. RSVP to if you think you'll be able to make that event. Weather permitting, that demo will take place outside near the school at 756 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22066.

More at Shadyside

Lots of Art Events and News
Right around the bend...

August 27-28: Shadyside: the Art Festival on Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA
September 9-October 24: "Island Life" Exhibition of work by artists juried to paint in the inaugural Long Beach Island Plein Air competition, Long Beach Island Foundation, Loveladies, NJ. (Those paintings are "under wraps" until submitted to the exhibition. Shhhhh. Except for four extras...)
September 17-18: King Street Art Festival, Alexandria, VA
September 24-25: Armonk 55th Annual Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY
September 30-October 29: Oil Painters of America Salon Show, Castle Gallery of Fine Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana. "Janssen's Market" selected for this prestigious show.
Sunday, October 2: McLean MPA Artfest, McLean Community Park, McLean, VA
October 14-16: Great Falls Annual Studio Tour, Great Falls, VA
Featured Artist for the Month of August:
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