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Australian Plein-Air Artist Group
Don't Fence Me In
May 17, 2024 6:00 pm
Jun 2, 2024
Gallery 2
The Foundry Arts Space
13-17 Murray Esplanade, Echuca

"Plein air painting is capturing the essence of nature in its purest form. When the artist steps outside with their easel and paints, they immerse themselves in the vibrant colors, the ever-changing light, and the subtle nuances of the landscape . It's a dance between the brush and the world around the painter, as the artists strives to translate the beauty of the outdoors onto canvas.

Each stroke of paint is a reflection of the connection with the environment - the rustle of leaves, the warmth of the sun, the whisper of the wind. Through plein air painting, the artist seeks to not only depict what they see but also to convey the emotions and sensations evoked by the scene. It's a deeply personal experience, where they become both observer and participant in the natural world.

In a world filled with constant distractions and noise, plein air painting offers a moment of stillness and introspection. It's a meditative practice that allows the artists to slow down, to truly see and appreciate the world around them. With each painting, the artist hopes to share a piece of that tranquility and wonder with others, inviting them to pause, to breathe, and to find beauty in the simple act of being present in nature."

Exhibiting artists:

Cheryl Mahon

Graeme Martin

Cheryl Wallace

Richard Speedy

Raymond Hill

John Lewis

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