NEW! 2015 ADIRONDACK PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL expands to start with registration/check-in on Monday Aug 17 and conclude with the Show & Sale on Saturday Aug 22. MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Registration will open approximately January 1 and we are thinking of limiting the number of artists, so register early. Details to follow.....
AUGUST 21 - 24, 2014
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 already underway for 2014, including a promise to add some major cash prizes to the Awards. Watch for updates soon. The Registration Form will be available soon.
NEW: Gayle Levée to be Juror of Awards & will present a Pre-Festival Workshop
PAINT THE ADIRONDACKS WORKSHOP, Aug 19 - 20Internationally acclaimed artist instructor Gayle Levée will be with us this August to demonstrate and teach you the most important concepts of painting this challenging subject. With an emphasis on color, brushwork and composition, Levée will teach you how to understand the mountains and the way light plays on thier forms. We will paint outside, with an indoor studio in case of inclement weather. The
cost for this two-day workshop is $200 with a $50 deposit, due two weeks in advance. For further details and a materials list, contact Gayle, or send your deposit to Gayle Levée at 2444 Sawmill St. Murfreesboro TN 37128 or register on her web site.
You may also Register for the Workshop on the Plein Air Festival REGISTRATION FORM
Gayle Levée was born in Montana. Her father, a geologist, showed her how the mountains are formed and the effects of glaciation. She has since used this knowledge in her paintings of the Western mountains and the Appalachian chain.
Gayle Levée exhibits her work at Powers Gallery in Massachusetts, Bayview Gallery in Maine, and Richland Fine Art in Nashville. She has created the award-winning DVD series Learn and Master Painting.
MORE PRE-FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
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. A Show & Sale of works created during the weekend will be held on Sunday afternoon, Aug 24 from 12 - 4 in the Town Hall on Main Street
For more information: Sandy Hildreth, 518-891-1388 or email@example.com