Plein Air Artists

Chris Kling

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Ms. Kling has received numerous awards from shows for her landscapes and portraiture throughout the southeastern region of the United States and with the Portrait Society of America, from which she recently received another award from them for her portrait of “Jakiya”. She has been honored with back-to-back “Best of…

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Tim Kelly

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Tim Kelly, a lifelong Baltimore area resident, earned a BA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1992. A freelance career followed for about a decade until life changes placed him on the Plein air path. He has been a frequent participant in Plein air events throughout the Mid Atlantic…

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Catherine Hillis

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Catherine Hillis loves the way light plays across the landscape. The artist paints from life and travels constantly to work en Plein air, enjoying the immediacy of painting on site. She maintains a working studio on Saint Simons Island, GA, and her paintings are in corporate, personal, and museum collections…

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Orville Giguiento

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Born in the Philippines, where he got his training and license as an architect, Orville’s first passion was art. He started doodling with watercolors in grade school but pursued a more technical career in architecture. Migrated to the US in 2001, he worked as an architectural designer, illustrator, 3D renderer,…

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Kathleen Gray Farthing

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Gravitating to art at an early age, Kathleen’s formal art education began in high school. She went on to earn a BFA in Printmaking from Carnegie Mellon University. After graduation, she did illustrations, graphics, and courtroom drawings for an ABC-TV affiliate in Pittsburgh then worked for an in-house design firm…

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Lori Cusick

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Lori Cusick was born in Port Jervis, New York, and fell in love with art early on. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communication design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. For many years, Lori led a double life, juggling a successful career as an editorial design director…

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Krystal Brown

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

The Art of Krystal W. Brown is a painted view of the world and how she reveals it originating from a need to create and a love for getting lost in the process and place. Her oil paintings celebrate the magnificence of people, places, and moments while holding space for…

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Liz Bonham

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Liz Bonham’s beautiful paintings have been exhibited in fine art galleries and shows across the United States. She holds a BFA degree in painting from Abilene Christian University. At the university’s Centennial celebration, she was one of 100 alumni that received the “Change the World Award” for using art to make a…

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Olena Babak

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Olena Babak is an award-winning, classically-trained artist, whose landscapes and figurative works can be found in galleries, public, and private collections in the U.S. and abroad. Some of her selected awards: Best of Show in Tilghman and St. Michaels, Easton Plein Air, Best Marine Cape Ann Plein Air, Artists’ Choice…

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Natalia Andreeva

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August 15 @ 12:57 pm

Born in Novosibirsk, Siberia, Natalia has a degree from Novosibirsk State Pedagogical Institute. She did postgraduate studies at the Department of Painting and Composition at Moscow Pedagogical University and numerous workshops throughout Russia and the United States. Her oil paintings have been exhibited all through the US and internationally. Among…

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