Steamboat Art Museum

Plein Air Painters of America 2016, 08/12/2016 – 10/15/2016

27th National Juried Exhibition
of Oil Painters of America
June 1 – September 3, 2018

250 paintings by this country’s finest representational painters

Photo Gallery – Click To Enlarge

Judith Harrington

Shawn and Kristi O’Neal

Glaser Frames​

Colorado Framesmith

Abend Framing

SourceTek

Terry Rigg

and ArtComm

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Plein Air Painters of America 2016

08/12/2016 – 10/15/2016

Milestones: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Plein Air Painters of America and 100 Years of the National Park Service.

DENVER, CO. THE PLEIN AIR PAINTERS OF AMERICA (PAPA), the original society of outdoor artists, is pleased to announce that Steamboat Springs, Colorado will host their 30th annual paint-out and fine art exhibition.

THEME: National Parks, all units, in celebration of the National Park Service centennial.

PAPA PAINTERS SHOWING MAJOR WORKS FROM NATIONAL PARKS:

SIGNATURE:

Kenn Backhaus

Chris Blossom

John Budicin

Jill Carver

Lorenzo Chavez

Gil Dellinger

Kathleen Dunphy

Andy Evansen

Gay Faulkenberry

West Fraser

Lynn Gertenbach

Frank LaLumia

Joseph McGurl

Ned Mueller

Ralph Oberg

Billyo O’Donnell

Joseph Paquet

Ron Rencher

Randall Sexton

Matt Smith

Kate Starling

Brian Stewart

George Strickland

Skip Whitcomb

CHARTER MEMBERS:

Louise DeMore

Raleigh Kinney

Joan LaRue

Jean LeGassick

Jean Perry

Linda Tippetts

HONORARY:

Len Chmiel

2016 GUEST ARTISTS:

Dan Young

Tom Hughes

Jim McVickers

Event Calendar:

  • August 5, 2016 (5PM to 8PM): Steamboat First Friday Art Walk.
  • August 8 to August 12: PAPA members meet in Steamboat Springs for paint out.
  • August 12 (9AM to 1PM): PAINT WITH PAPA: open instruction/paint-along offered by PAPA artists for patrons who sign up, bring their own gear and head out to a designated location to paint with their favorite artist. Fee of $25.
  • August 12 (5PM to 8PM): Official Opening of Plein Air Painters of America Exhibit.

For more information or concerns please call the Steamboat Art Museum office at

(970) 870-1755 or email sam@steamboatartmuseum.org

ABOUT PAPA

Est. 1986 ~ The Original Society of Outdoor Painters

MISSION STATEMENT

The Plein-Air Painters of America is a fellowship of professional artists dedicated to the historic tradition of painting directly from life. Through this approach of firsthand observation, our members strive to more fully explore and respond to the timeless beauty that surrounds us all. We promote a heightened visual appreciation of the world by sharing with the public our combined knowledge and experience through workshops and exhibitions of the highest caliber.