2017 Adirondack Plein Air Festival
Registration is Now Open - until March 27, 2017
For 2017, our 9th year, we are using OnlineJuriedShows.com to handle registrations for our event. Applicants will be notified before the end of April. The intent is to limit numbers of participating artists to a manageable level of no more than 50. Our 3 Selection Jurors will be Massachusetts artist John MacDonald (our 2016 Awards Juror), Saratoga, NY artist Anne Diggory (a former Awards Juror), and Delaware artist Sarah Yeoman.
R E G I S T E R H E R E
2017 Awards Juror: Aline E. Ordman
We are proud to announce Vermont artist Aline E. Ordman as our 2017 Juror of Awards. She will also be doing a Plein Air Workshop prior to the Festival on Aug 13-14. More details to be posted later.
Aline received her BFA at Cornell University, and continued her training at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, earning a degree in Illustration.
Aline is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society (for her oil paintings) and a Master Circle Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies. She was been featured in The Pastel Journal, has been honored with awards at the 33rd, 34th and 38th Annual Juried Shows of the Pastel Society of America in New York City and juried the 2014 Pastel Society of America’s National Juried Show. In 2016 she was a Faculty Pastel Demonstrator for the National Plein Air Convention and in 2017 will do a Pastel presentation at the National Plein Air Convention.
Her work has been accepted in national juried shows of the American Impressionist Society, The Pastel Society of America and the Oil Painters of America.
Aline teaches workshops throughout the country and in Europe. Learn more about Aline at her website and blog.
George Van Hook - 1st Place in 2016!
The 2016 Adirondack Plein Air Festival is over and was a great success, in spite of the moody grey skies and rain on the opening days. Sixty-four artists took part in the 5 day event, and a new record of over $31,000 in sales was set in what was the 8th year of the Festival. More photos will be coming!
George Van Hook, of Cambridge, NY, was given the 1st place prize by Awards Juror John MacDonald, of Massachusetts. George recieved $1000 cash from Saranac Lake ArtWorks, a featured artist ad donated by Eric Rhoads and Plein Air Magazine; assorted panels donated by Ampersand Gessoboards; and other merchandise totaling over $2000 in value. To see more of George's work, visit his website: GeorgeVanHookFineArtist.com (Photo by Lisa Kilby)
Alison Menke, of Clarksville, MD, walked away with the 2nd place award, $450 cash donated by Guideboat Realty, and Geomatics Land Surveying and merchandise, plus she received the 1st Place Quick Draw Award, valued at over $200, as selected by juror Frances Gaffney.
Go to the Awards page to find out the rest of the prize winners.
If you wish to be on our event announcement list for 2017, so you will receive an invitation to the special Preview Party, please call (518-891-1388) or email.
For more information: Sandra Hildreth, 518-891-1388 or firstname.lastname@example.org