We are looking for 10 volunteers to help out at the Festival for a minimum of two days. You will have to find your own accommodation but in return you will get:
- Bus travel to each venue
- Lunch each day on your volunteer days
- Sit in on workshop of your choice on your volunteer days
- Barbeque at T. Morris
- Festival dinner at Riverbank House Hotel
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The artists below have already registered for Art in the Open 2015. If you haven't, there's still time but don't delay.
The following list is purely for your interest and I will update it periodically. If your name isn't below, don't panic but by all means send me a message…Read on...
I am posting these few paintings of late Plein Eire artist Neil Carrigan. It is only right to remove Neil's name from our current membership but I am sure his many friends and fellow artists would appreciate being able to refer to his work from time to time, His work and courageous words are his memorial.
"Life is for living and should be joyful. I enjoy painting and the challenges it brings. My work focuses on positive emotions rather than the depressive and negative aspects of…Read on...
Although a few visiting painters still remain to see other parts of our island, another AITO festival has receded into memory and archive.
If you have any recollections or comments please post them here. Good or bad, we'd love to hear them.
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Our member and friend, Russian artist Natalia Dik is in London this week for the opening of the BP portrait awards and exhibition. The show runs until September. Click the link above to see the painting of her daughter made in yellows and beiges. Fantastic art by a serious artist.
Congratulate Natalia here : …Read on...
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Here is an article reproduced in the current Artist & illusatrator magazine and well worth a read:
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Read the article here:
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To Plein Eire members,
Below is an email received this week from Mr. David Taylor of Plum Tree Retreat which I simply relay to you as it includes an apparent substantial discount for his Bulgarian painting holiday centre.
I do not have any first-hand knowledge upon which to base a recommendation, positive or otherwise so if interested, make your own enquiries and post any comments…Read on...
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Edith Rohu, who runs Art Click website with her husband, painter Owen Rohu, wishes to announce that there will be an online exhibition of plein air works during April.
Art Click is a commercial enterprise which sells Irish…Read on...
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Our good friend, Michael Richardson, is off on a painting adventure to Bolivia and Lake Titicaca on Sunday. Michael is well known to many visitors to Art in the Open festival from his regular participation and workshops. He has launched a new signature set of beginners' brushes he recommends as ideal for small plein air works produced by Rosemary & Co. Brushes in UK. He also endorses Michael Harding oil paints. These excellent ranges of brushes and paints are also available from our…Read on...
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Look out for Plein Eire members John O'Flynn and Karen Scannell who will be among the artists who took part in 'Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year' when the Dublin heat was filmed at the RDS earlier this year. The programme is broadcast…Read on...
American artist Debra Joyce Dawson, who in 2012 won one week's 4-star accommodation for two to attend Art in the Open plein air festival in Ireland has just been featured in the USA's Plein Air Magazine. Read about Debra's latest successes HERE.
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Here's a pdf of an article in Plein Air Magazine about Lori's adventures, starting with Art in the Open 2013 in Ireland.
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