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Bonnie McGee
2014 Best of Show

Lamya Deeb
2013 Best of Show
Walden Sunset


Teri Gortmaker
2012 Best of Show

Teresa Vito
2011 Best of Show
"Crested Butte Poppies"

Francis Gottleib
2010 Best of Show
"Morning on the Bay"
Lorenzo Chavez, Master Signature Member
"Desert Sky"
14 x 18 Pastel
Doug Dawson, Master Signature Member
"Spring Study"
11x14 pastel
William Scott Jennings, Master Signature Member
"Eucalyptus at Sunset" 11x14 oil
Jeff Legg, Master Signature Member
"Thin Air" 9x12 oil
Joe Anna Arnett, Master Signature Member
"Lezzano On Lake Como" 9x12 oil
Quang Ho, Master Signature Member
“Bear Creek” 10x20 oil
Kim English, Master Signature Member
"Colorado Fence Line" 12x16 oil
Don Sahli, Master Signature Member
"Summer of Green, Accent of Red" 24x30 oil
Karen Vance, Master Signature Member
“Winter Grays” 12x16 oil
Albert Handell, Master Signature Member
“Interior Falls” 18x24 oil


PAAC was created for the love of plein air painting and to enjoy the camaraderie of painting outdoors. A founding principal is that PAAC create opportunities for artists to paint outdoors together and that these paint outs be open to everyone of every level. Join PAAC for paint outs and other special events. For more information, please email us at

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19th Annual National Juried Exhibition

August 1-30, 2015 at Mary Williams Fine Arts of Boulder

August 2015
Deadline for entry is April 17, 2015
Open to all members of PAAC.
Last year awards totaled over $16,000 in cash and prizes


New Mexico 2015 Paint Out with PAPNM

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico has invited PAAC members to join them for a paint out in their beautiful state!

We'll arrive in Santa Fe on May 11th, and have an opening dinner that evening.
Painting days are May 12 -15. PAPNM has selected some of their favorite painting locations in the Santa Fe area for us, and we'll spend a day painting at Ghost Ranch.

Click here to register, and receive more details about the locations, opening dinner, and accommodations for PAAC members.

Rocky Mountain National Park in September

Mark your calendars for the PAAC paint out in Grand Lake, September 23-26, 2015. What better way to mark the 100th anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park than with special painting locations, activities and exhibit opportunities.

More details coming soon.


Your registration fee helps defray costs associated wtih organizing a destination paint out.


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