* pleinAir! artContest
to our three esteemed plein air art contest Judges!
Rhino Horn movement veteran and professional artist: Bill
Barrell ...you may admire some of his paintings the next time you
watch 'the Good Wife'!
J DeRaymond: An art aficionado, Attorney Raymond DeRaymond is well versed
in the fine arts, having travelled to and appreciated many museums including
the Louvre, Galleria in Florence, as well as prominent galleries in Rome
and New York. Through his travels, readings, and art lectures by friend,
Anthony Salemme, Raymond has acquired an appreciation of art in its many
facets. Practicing law for over 50 years in Easton, Raymond is currently
a partner with Gross McGinley, LLP.
has a BFA in Painting from Kutztown University, receiving the prize for
top fine art graduate. is a member of Oil Painters of America where she
won an Award of Excellence. She’s also a member of the Mid Atlantic Plein
Air Painters of America.
us on facebook.com/riversideArts!
* where you can check out prior plein air art works...
paints his plein air piece,
as his muse Clara plays the viola.
Festival of the Arts is under the non-profit umbrella organization of
ACE - the artists' community of Easton.
ACE is a federally recognized non-profit, organization described in Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
pleinAir painter Frank Visco drove
3 hours to paint +win 1st place, 2010.
in cash prizes:
1st place / $150- 2nd place / $100- 3rd place.
--> only $10.- to enter... 9/20:
send email to reserve your 16"x20" or 18" square
canvas if you will just be a 'walk-in'.
drop it off, or just stop by the plein air art contest booth to enter
& get your canvas.
2013 plein air art contest winners:
1. Steven Russell
2. Claudia McGill * $150.-
3. Marina Zindel * $100.-
you, Gross McGinley Attorneys!
1. pop by
the plein air booth for your registered canvas or just pay right on the
(hope that we have enough extra canvases on hand) - Sat
10 a.m. or later.
2. create your work outdoors, in an inspired spot downtown or nearby.
you may work on it during festival hours sat &
3. Finished work is returned to plein air art booth by 3:30 sun. for judging
top 3 cash-prize winners are announced at 4:30.
Quadrant Bookmart & Coffeehouse, where the plein air contest works
will be displayed /for sale till Halloween.
top three plein air art paintings Coming SOON!
Plein Air' means?
Literally: 'in the open air'. entry
form = here. If you want
to be in the plein air art contest:
Artists that enter
the 4th annual Riverside Festival of the Arts
Plein Air ArtContest agree
to allow the Riverside Festival of the Arts to use their painting image
in future promotions for the festival. Artist will own their artwork and
may keep their finished canvases, or offer the final piece for sale at
the plein air art gallery on Sunday afternoon... (no fees! and
feel free to $donate some sale proceeds back to festival). We will also
organize an October gallery/opening show for these in downtown Easton,
for those plein air artists interested.