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2015 Winter Paint In

Once again this year we will be having our winter paint in!
It will be at the Brown County Art Gallery from 1 to 4 on February 28.
The address there is 1 Artist Drive, Nashville, Indiana.
Please bring your own drop cloth.
We will be doing master copies from their permanant collection

March 14, 2015  -  12 – 2pm
Annual Meeting

Indiana Landmarks Center
• Painting Exchange
• This years Speaker Sandi Ballard will talk about “How to Make your Art your Business”


 April 16, 17, 18

First Brush of Spring, New Harmony IN

Click here for info

Leo Grabill Area (near Fort Wayne)

May 23, 2015


TC Steele Festival of Flowers PaintOut

2015 May 16

Head to the Festival of Flowers PaintOut and enjoy an outdoor judged plein air art contest and afternoon concert.

Pre-registered artists create artwork while visitors have the opportunity to observe the process of creation – outdoors. All work submitted for judging must be created the day of the contest.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase with the outdoor concert beginning at 1 p.m.

TIME: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

ADMISSION: $2 Parking for General Public; Registration: Early Bird (April 1-May 3): $10 Adult, $9 Friends Members, $5 Kids; Regular Registration (May 4-12): $15 Adults, $14 Friends Members, $10 KidsWHERE: T. C. Steele State Historic Site (4220 TC Steele Road Nashville, IN)PLACE: TC Steele State Historic SitePHONE: 812.988.2785

June 20-21

Prophetstown, Delphi, IN

Richmond, Indiana IPAPA/OPAS

Paint Out Saturday, July 11th,  2015

This invitation is for both Indiana Plein Air Painters and the Ohio Plein Air Society members.   We will have a list of exciting places to paint, both rural and cityscapes as well as hosting our traditional cook out on the museum grounds.  Once again, we will allow for set up and sale of works completed on that day (no previous works from other paint outs) in the museum foyer.   In appreciation of the artists we will NOT charge any commission on works sold that day.

August 2015

IPAPA Member Show

27th Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest and Local Tastings

2015 September 12

Head to the 27th Annual Great Outdoor Art Contest and experience the tradition of plein air painting as registered artists paint on the T.C. Steele State Historic Site grounds from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Judging of the artwork will take place at 2 p.m. in the Formal Garden Area and winners will be announced around 3 p.m.

During the event, local artisans will be providing food and drinks available to purchase and there will be a live musical performance beginning at 1 p.m.


TIME: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
ADMISSION: $2 Parking for General Public; Registration: Early Bird (Aug.1-31) $10 Adults, $9 Friends Members, $5 Kids; Regular Registration (Sept 1-9): $15 Adults, $14 Friends Members, $10 Kids
WHERE: T. C. Steele State Historic Site (4220 TC Steele Road, Nashville, IN)
PLACE: TC Steele State Historic Site
PHONE: 812.988.2785

Mississenewa Lake Paintout

Sept. 26, Saturday, Converse, Indiana

Located near Peru and Wabash, and an hour from South Bend and Fort Wayne, two hours from Indy: experience a wide variety of Plein Air favorites from the hills and valleys  of the lake area to the scenic farms, gardens of the quaint community of Converse. A limited number of boatmen will take artists to otherwise inaccessible areas, or explore the Rocky Run limestone creek bed, cliffs, scenic twists and turns of 10-mile creek, Miami Indian sacred Seven Pillars, or the giant stands of hardwood in the deep woods. This event has it all for whatever an artist prefers. Awards, local housing with residents, apartments, and camping information for early arrivals will be coming soon with a web address for key points of interests and registration.

October 2 – 3, 2015

Dunes Paint Out

October 16 – 18, 2015

Brookville Paint Out

Waycross Paint Out 2015
Friday January 23rd – Sunday January 25, 2015

Paint and Fellowhip for 3 days and 2 nights
Includes 6 meals

Download the registration form HERE