In response to the continuation of CORONAVIRUS /COVID-19 safety concerns, and in addition to our scheduled Paint Outs, we are continuing to promote a monthly
for our member artists to showcase their plein air paintings while practicing "Social Distancing" safely in their own environments & homes or studios:
Themes for Winter 2021
JANUARY "Winter Blues"
FEBRUARY "Love of Painting"
MARCH "March Winds"
See more about these monthly Painting Challenges & information on sharing your artwork in the EVENTS page.
denoting or in the manner of a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air, that became a central feature of French impressionism.
"the French style of plein-air landscape painting"
definitions from Oxford Languages
Plein Air Inspirations at the Hive
Nov. 15, 2019 - Jan. 10, 2020
Featuring original plein air and studio creations from local hill country and urban life.
The Hive at Bee Cave
12700 Hill Country Blvd. Suite T125
Bee Cave, TX 78738
Tom Afflerbach | Bruce Bingham | Robin Cheers | Arnica Grace | Kim Hoerster | Beryl Kerwick | Alexis McCarthy | Paul Matula |Sandy Ransom | Baron Wilson | Catherine Zakutney
Zilker Garden Show & Sale
Nov. 9-10, 2019| 10 am - 5 pm
Inside the lovely garden center, Plein Air Austin artists will have their annual Garden Show. This is a great opportunity to purchase beautiful original art. Demos and refreshment on site during the event.
PAA Art in the Park
June 1 , 2019 in the Arboretum artists will be painting on site and the public can view and purchase completed paintings at the "Wet Paint Gallery" from 11 am - 12 noon. read more...
2018 PAA Corridor of Arts Show
July 2 - September 2
700 Lavaca St., Austin
Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Plein Air Austin
Plein Air Austin is a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas dedicated to the tradition of painting on location in a direct manner.