2015 ADIRONDACK PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL
SEE THE 2015 AWARD WINNERS
55 outstanding artists from all over the east coast and Canada took part in the 7th annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival. 100's of people got to see art take place, meet and interact with fine artists! 86 very fine Adirondack paintings found new homes! The new "Quick Draw" competition drew a crowd (no pun intended) of spectators.
If you wish to be on our event announcement list for 2016, so you will receive an invitation to the special Preview Party, please call (518-891-1388) or email.
August 15 - 20, 2016
Kirk Larsen is the 2015 Awards Juror
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.
Check out some images from past events: SLIDE SHOW
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