12th Annual Plein Air Salon 2022-23
PleinAir magazine presents the 12th annual PleinAir Salon $33,000 Art Competition. In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual online competition, with 11 monthly cycles, leading to the annual Salon Grand Prize winners, is designed to stimulate artistic growth through competition. The competition rewards artists with over $33,000 in cash prizes and exposure of their work, with the winning painting featured on the cover of PleinAir magazine.
The 12th Annual Awards will be presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo in May 2023.
PAPNM Members - Awards and Top 100 Finalists
The Top 100 Finalists from each month are comprised of those with the highest scores. The winners and honorable mention awards are selected from this group of finalists. Top 100 finalists are eligible to re-enter their paintings in future competitions until it wins a category award.
Nov: Rickie Vios (Best Plein air Watercolor & Goauche), Carole Belliveau (Top 100 Animals & Birds), Deanne Kroll (Top 100 Floral), Liz Bonham (Top 100 Western), Jane Hunt (4 top 100-Vehicle, Nocturne, Floral, Clouds & Sky),
Oct: Jane Hunt (3rd Place Overall)
Sept: Jane Hunt (Honorable Mention Nocturne), Lanya Deeb (Top 100 Plein Air Pastel), Natasha Isenhour (Top 100 Building)
Aug: Jane Hunt (3rd Place Overall, Top 100 Plein Air Oil), Chris Morel (Top 100 Building)
July: Peggy Immel (Best Clouds and Sky, Best Artist over 65), Jane Hunt (Best Nocturne, Best Floral)
May: Deanne Kroll (Clouds and Sky Honorable Mention, Jane Hunt (Best Clouds and Sky, Western Honorable Mention, Top 100 Nocturne, Top 100 Plein Air Oil), Jean Kondek (Top 100 Artist over 65)
April: Peggy Immel (Best Artist over 65, Best Nocturne, Top 100 Plein Air Oil)
Congratulations to all!
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org if your name was not included in any of these monthly awards (including top 100) or the award is incorrect.