artist painting from the back

In addition to the events below, you can also see my work at Spatial Effects Gallery in St. Paul, MN and both of the Dunn Brothers Coffee locations in Hudson, WI. 

2024 Plein Air Competitions

2024 Augusta Plein Air: Augusta, MO
Competition Dates: April 25 – May 4, 2024. 
Final Awards and Outdoor Sale: May 4, 2024 in Augusta, MO’s town square.

I’m excited to be returning to this event. I had a great time last year in the rolling hills of Missouri’s wine country.

How it went: My fellow artist’s choose my painting entitled, “Femme Osage Creek” as their favorite by a fair and democratic vote!  I am blown away by the honor!  

2024 Red Wing Plein Air: Red Wing, MN
Competition Dates: June 8 – 22, 2024. 
Quick Paint: 9 am – 11 am, June 22, 2024
First Glimpse and Awards Reception: 6 – 8 pm, June 22, 2024. This is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets here.

I always enjoy this event even though that last few years have been extremely hot and humid. Red Wing and the surrounding landscapes are so beautiful with the rolling topography and refreshing streams and rivers.  Hosted by Red Wing Arts, 418 Levee Rd., Red Wing, MN 55066.

2024 Plein Air Hudson: Hudson, WI
Exhibition Dates: July 12 – September 1.
Competition Weekend: August 10-11.
Awards Reception: Monday, August 12, 6-8 pm.

This event is always a fun time! The awards reception is always overflowing with collectors who LOVE original paintings of idyllic Hudson, WI. Hosted by Seasons Gallery, 401 Second Street, Hudson, WI 54016.

2024 Plein Air Grand Marais: Grand Marais, MN.
Competition Week: September 6-14, 2024
Exhibition: September 13 – October 6, 2024.
What’s better than a week of painting with friends along the beautiful North Shore!?

Here are the plein air events that I participated in the 2023 season:  
-Augusta Plein Air, Augusta, MO
-Red Wing Plein Air, Red Wing, MN
-Plein Air Hudson, Hudson, WI
-Paint the Point, Mineral Point, MN
-Into Nature, White Bear Lake, MN
-Bluff Strokes, Dubuque, IA

2024 Art Fairs

2024 Edina Art Fair: Edina, MN.
My tent will be setup somewhere near the intersection of 50th and France in Edina, MN.  

Hours: Friday, May 31, 12 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, June 1, 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, June 2, 10 am – 5 pm

2024 Art at St. Kate’s: St. Paul, MN.
My tent will be setup on the lawn of the beautiful St. Catherine University campus in St. Paul.  Come visit me and check out my available paintings! 

One day only: 
Saturday, July 13, 10 am – 5 pm

Spirit of the St. Croix, Hudson, WI
Not only is Lakefront Park one of my favorite places to plein air paint, it’s also the site of this outdoor art fair!  

Saturday, September 28, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, September 29, 10 am – 4 pm

Location: Lakefront Park, Downtown Hudson, 505 1st Street, Hudson, WI 54016

Rivertown Fall Art Festival, Stillwater, MN.
Located right along the St. Croix River in downtown Stillwater.

Saturday, October 5, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, October 6, 10 am – 5 pm “Artoberfest” theme with polka bands

Here are the art fairs that I participated in during the 2023 season: 
Edina Art Fair 2023
Art Fair on the Square 2023
Stockholm Art Fair 2023
RiverArts Fest 2023
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