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OUTDOOR PAINTERS, FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND ART EXHIBITs

Artists will paint en plein air over an eight-day period on both sides of the Susquehanna River.  En plein air is French for painting outdoors, in the "open air."  Watch artists at work, then visit the resulting art exhibit at Studio 264, Marietta Community House, 264 W Market St, Marietta PA.  Last year artists created over 230 paintings, many purchased by local collectors.

$5,000 in Artist Awards!!
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mark your calendar!

JAN 2, 2023 at 8AM-FEB 10, 2023 by 8PM    

  Application period for River Towns Plein Air 2023

APR 12-19, 2023       

  Artists paint on both sides of Susquehanna River

APR 15, 2023 (Rain Date:  APR 16)  

   Quick Draw Event (Columbia PA)

 APR 21-23, 2023  

  Public Plein Air Exhibit: 

  Fri 5PM-9PM; Sat 10AM-5PM;  Sun 10AM-2PM

APR 24-28, 2023          

  Plein Air Watercolor Workshop by Juror Gary Tucker (waitlist only)

EVENT IS A LABOR OF LOVE!

While the organizing of this event is truly a labor of love, the real success can be attributed to the enthusiasm of the artists and the community who comes out to support them. We are very grateful for the generosity of our sponsors, hosting families, and volunteers!  If you'd like to be involved, please drop us a note at info@mariettaartalive.com.  We'd love to hear from you!

GARY TUCKER, JUROR OF ENTRY AND AWARDS

The River Towns Plein Air 2023 Juror of entry and awards is Gary Tucker.  Gary has been working as a watercolor artist in the New England area  - for more than 30 years and has built a reputation by  winning competitions, leading workshops, and  teaching his craft . A rare artist who is able to paint and teach on a high level, and foster individuality in each artist as well. 

 

Gary has won numerous awards and is a member of the Salmagundi Club of New York City as well as the Copley society of Boston.  He works out of his studio in Boston where he teaches online classes to a worldwide audience.  His plein air workshops are very popular and typically sell out in weeks. 

More info can be found at garytuckerartist.com.