2016 Santa Fe Plein Air Festival

June 1, 2016 - InArt Santa Fe

We are proud to once again sponsor the Santa Fe Plein Air Festival with the fine members of The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico! For those of you who have not attended this amazing event do not miss it!

Paint-Outs: June 4th – June 7th
June 9 : OPENING RECEPTION InArt Gallery 5-7 pm
June 10 : SPECIAL EXHIBIT and * SALE “Reach for the Skies” 5-8 pm during the EDIBLE ART TOUR!!

*A percentage of the sales during this event will be donated to ARTsmart

Enchanted Skies Award Event: June 10

(picture right: 2015 Best of Show - Damien Gonzales)

Show runs June 9 thru July 4


Frank LaLumia ( ) renowned oil and watercolor painter will judge the Gallery Show. Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1948, educated at Bradley University, Peoria Illinois, and the American Academy of Art, Chicago. Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society (A.W.S.), the Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA), the Oil Painters of America (OPA), and the National Watercolor Society (NWS). Artist Member of the California Art Club. LaLumia currently lives in Trinidad, CO. He will offer a four-day workshop June 10th - 13th in Santa Fe

Albert Handell ( ) will judge the Enchanted Skies Award Event. Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1937, Handell lives and paints in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and teaches nationally and internationally. He is a Master Signature Member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM), Master Artist of the Oil Painters of America (OPA), Member of American Impressionist Society, Master Artist (AIS), and the Plein Air Artist of Colorado (PAAC). Handell is also in the Pastel Society of America Hall of Fame (NYC), and received the first ever life time achievement award from the Pastel Society of the West Coast.
For images of last year’s event please look in PAPNM under “ARTISTS”

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