Paint Grand Traverse
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August 13 is the kickoff of Paint Grand Traverse, a plein air painting competition featuring nationally recognized plein air painters. This open air competition takes place across the Grand Traverse region for the entire week. It wraps up with a … Read More

New Mexico Painting Trip Part 2
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New Mexico Painting Trip Part 2   After the first day painting at our rental house, we ventured out to Abiquiu on Tuesday to take a tour of one of Georgia O’Keeffe’s homes.   This was the place she purchased after her husband, Alfred … Read More

New Mexico Painting Trip
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Three of my friends and I are on a painting trip to New Mexico.  We rented a casita near Ghost Ranch, where Georgia O’Keeffe spent many years painting the dramatic landscape. Susan, Mary, Eileen and I landed in Albuquerque yesterday. … Read More

Traverse City Paintout
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Traverse City Paintout  The weather was perfect for yesterday’s paintout in Traverse City. Painters were competing for cash prizes, including a special award for the painting that best depicted the 1960s.   The sponsor of the special award asked classic … Read More

Punta Gorda Nights
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Punta Gorda Nights         The streets of Punta Gorda were packed on St. Patrick’s Day as a group of us set up our easels to paint the activity.  The Irish festival fell on the same night as the monthly … Read More

Island Park
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Island Park       My sister-in-law, Sharon, is an art teacher in Michigan.  When she came to visit recently, we decided to join the Lee Plein Air painters in old Bonita Springs to paint at Riverside Park.  We selected a shady … Read More

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