Sunday, October 28, 2007

Member News

Member News

Deborah Paris

Deborah Paris will teach a five day workshop for oil and/or pastel at the Fredericksburg Artist School January 14-18, 2008. Deborah's work has been featured in Southwest Art, The Pastel Journal, and American Artist. For more info about Deborah and this class, go to her blog,

Saturday, October 27, 2007

New PAF Member- Welcome

Please welcome Regina Briskey from Alachua FL as a new PAF member. They are assigned to Hogtown Plein Air Painters. Here is their info:

I have been a professional painter and sculptor most of my life, and painting outdoors is something I did of necessity when doing commissions of livestock. I use oils, mostly. My studio work can be viewed at; and my website is under construction. I participated in the AAONF Paintout Reunion last Feb, and enjoyed it SO MUCH. The weather was invigorating. I enjoyed meeting so many great people and am looking forward to becomming part of a group here.


Sunday, October 21, 2007

Tuesday paintouts from the Plein Air Painters of the Treasure Coast

This tuesday October 23 and next Oct. 30 we will be painting at the Village Shops, 6270 Highway A1A, Vero Beach. This is a ways north of Vero, near Indian River Shores. I may be a bit later than usual, around 10 am. I usually paint near the florist shop.
Hope you all can make it,
Lori McNamara

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Tuesday paintouts from the Plein Air Painters of the Treasure Coast

Hi Everybody,
Tuesday, October 9th and October 16 we will paint at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. It opens at 8 am. I usually am there around 9:30 till noon or a little later. For critiques, find me at 11:30 and we can discuss the paintings if you desire.

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is located four miles east of Fort Pierce, via North Causeway.
Google Local - 905 Shorewinds Drive 34949

Its an interesting park with views of the inlet to the ocean, the ocean, and it has a nice nature trail with an oak hammock. There are pavilions and restrooms. View of inlet:

There is a fee of $3.00 for one person in a car, $5.00 for two. I am not sure where I will paint, look out for my red jeep cherokee.

Looking forward to painting with you all!

Saturday, October 6, 2007

For the Love of Art Demos

Jan 25-27, 2008

Tuscaloosa, AL

3 Days of Demonstrations with Four Fine Artists

Kevin Macpherson: Painting a Landscape

Scott Burdick: Painting a Portrait

Quang Ho: Painting a Still Life

C.W. Mundy: painting a Figure

Includes a casual supper, four lunches in the Crystal Room, dinner in the Grand Salon at North River Yacht Club, live entertainment, tours of the Warner Home and the Westervelt-Warner Museum.

This is a rather expensive outing, but if you have the means and time you can't find a stronger group of excellent artists to watch working. For details contact Demo

Thursday, October 4, 2007


News From Val Sandell- Sarasota

One of her plein-air pieces painted at the High Springs Paint Out will be included in the American Women Artists National Competition. "Hay Bales," painted on the road to Camp Kulaqua, will be going to LeKAE Gallery in Scottsdale. East meets west.
And to further support the fact that the Gainesville area is one of the most beautiful in the state, her landscape titled "Rocky Shoal" was accepted in the Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional, to be held in Naples, FL. The painting depicts the Santa Fe River at the base of the suspension bridge in O'Leno State Park.

You can see Val's paintings from these exhibits at her updated we site HERE

Congratulations to Val!!