Sunday, March 27, 2016

Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational

 The 10th Annual Borrego Springs Plein Air Painting Invitational was wonderful, the desert was glorious this Spring!  15 artists painted the small town of Borrego Springs, and it's surrounding desert which is the largest State Park in the United States! Many of the artists stayed with "host families", who graciously shared their homes, and even helped us with locating some iconic and in some cases hard to find locations to paint.  At the end of the week, the Borrego Art Institute showcased over 100 brand new plein air paintings!  Pictured here are most of the paintings I produced. When the show is over, (March 31st) I'll post my remaining (unsold) paintings on my website for sale.  If you get a chance to visit the desert before the end of the week, you are in for a treat! The Borrego Art Institute is a beautiful state of the art building in the center of town, at Christmas Circle.  Here's the link to their website

"Air Plein" 11" x 14" oil on linen, and awarded an Honorable Mention Ribbon by Juror Shannon O'Dunn

"Borrego Romance" 9" x 12" oil on linen panel

"Carlee's" 8" x 8" oil on linen panel

"Early Borrego"  8" x 10" oil on linen panel

"Ocotillo Garden" 12" x 12" oil on linen panel

"Ruby Red"  11" x 14" oil on linen panel

"Second Chance" 9" x 12" oil on linen panel

"Welcome Oasis"  11" x 14" oil on linen panel

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