The southeastern United States, with its wealth of natural beauty and the architectural elegance of its historic towns and cities, provides ample inspiration for artists. Founded in 2001, the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast (PAP-SE) is an organization of professional painters bound by a common passion to promote the traditional methods of painting en plein air while capturing the varied scenery of this region.
Plein Air Painters of the Southeast Come to Charleston. Opening Reception June 1!
May 25, 2012 by cfada
In 2001,the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast held its first exhibition at the Wells Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina. This year, the group returns to Charleston to exhibit work in four downtown galleries: Horton Hayes Fine Art, Hagan Fine Art Gallery and Studio, Galerie on Broad and Smith Killian Fine Art. Each gallery is sponsoring eight individual artists. For a roster of participating artists and their sponsor galleries, please click here.
The exhibition will be shown through June 22nd with opening receptions in each gallery on Friday June 1st from 5 to 8pm. Prior to the opening, from May 30th to June 1st, PAP-SE artists can be seen painting in the vicinity of their sponsor galleries. Please come by and meet the artists as they paint!