2015 ADIRONDACK PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL
***MARCH 2 - WE REACHED OUR MAXIMUM OF 50 ARTISTS!***
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
OTHER PLEIN AIR EVENTS:
Morristown Plein Air Festival, July 30 - Aug 2, 2015
Located on the St. Lawrence River
Potsdam Plein Air Festival Aug 28-29 CONTACT_____________________________________________________________
Kirk Larsen is the 2015 Awards Juror
KIRK LARSEN PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP AUG 16-17, 2015
Registration for the Plein Air Festival not required.
More Information HERE
Please note this is an expanded schedule.
For those of you who cannot come for the whole
week, you may come for just the Thurs-Saturday
Lodging - there is a week long bike tour of
the Adirondacks starting in Saranac Lake on
Saturday Aug 22, so for those of you seeking
lodging or campsites, it would be a good idea to
make reservations early.
Passionate about drawing and painting since early childhood, Kirk has never met a medium he didn't like. He is also well known for his nautical works. He‘s worked in over 325 mediums and combinations. His recent work ranges from oil painting "en plein air", studio maritime works fueled by a love for sailing and kayaking, live event art, acrylic fusion paintings and all forms of sculpture. His web site is impressive - kirklarsenfineart.com
Sign up early for this lively and upbeat workshop. His innovative approach will help each artist to their next level. Aspects include how to define what to paint in scene; how to identify and solve problems with a painting before even touching the canvas, completing paintings more efficiently, confidently and how to develop and maintain an internal support system for plein air and studio painting..
Kirk's Plein Air painting
workshop will be Sunday and Monday, August
16-17, with Tuesday as an optional additional day
for those not taking part in the Plein Air
Festival (You do not have to attend the Plein Air
Festival in order to take the workshop). The fee
will be $150/day and it will take place at various
locations in and around the Village of Saranac
Lake. Participants will provide their own
To sign up, please go to the Payment Page and simply submit a deposit payment for the Workshop.
THE 2014 EVENT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS - CLICK ON "AWARDS" TO SEE MORE
2014 marks the 6th Adirondack Plein Air Festival and plans are underway to make it even bigger and better - the most unique Plein Air event in the Northeast. Our Adirondack Mountain scenery is unmatchable! We have mountains, lakes, rivers, ponds, marshes and bogs, towering white pine forests, maple, birch and mixed hardwood covered slopes, farm land, and the charming, historic mountain village of Saranac Lake.
Plans are underway for 2015, including a promise to add some major cash prizes to the Awards and including one for Pastels. Watch for updates soon.
Check out some images from past events: SLIDE SHOW
Any plein air artist is welcome to register and participate.
The Adirondack Artists' Guild, 52 Main St., will again be event headquarters and the source of information for the event.
For more information: Sandy Hildreth, 518-891-1388 or firstname.lastname@example.org