Art House’s plein air event to showcase Callaway County scenery

They’ll travel from the states of Ohio and Illinois, and Missouri cities like Washington, Rocheport, Ethel, Hannibal and more to paint the landscapes of Callaway County this weekend for the Art House’s first plein air event.

More than 35 artists from these parts of the Midwest will discover scenic spots in Callaway County to set up and create art from May 30-June 1.

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Plein air artists use the outdoors as their studios to create art from landscapes in front of their eyes. Contributed photo by Tom Harris

Brian Mahieu, curator at the Art House, said he expects at least 100 paintings to hang in the Art House for a month-long exhibit throughout June after the art submission deadline at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 1.

The Art House committee, comprised of people familiar with the county, assembled a list of about 50 suggested locations for artists, including the

Article source: http://www.fultonsun.com/news/2014/may/29/art-houses-plein-air-event-showcase-callaway-count/

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