Chesterton Art Center is pleased to announce the return of the Duneland Plein Air Painters with a new group exhibition, A Brush with Nature: Duneland Plein Air Adventures 2023, on display October 3-30, 2023.
An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, October 20, 4–7 PM CST as part of the Chesterton Arts District 3rd Friday events. Enjoy a cash bar and light bites while meeting the artists and viewing their works. Admission is free. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11 AM to 4 PM and Saturday 11 AM to 2 PM.
This group exhibition includes twenty-nine local artists who are part of the popular Duneland Plein Air Painters collective. Plein Air refers to painting in the “open air“ or particularly painting outdoors directly from life. The exhibition features works from their year of paint out sessions and showcases some of the most beautiful locales from across our region in watercolor, acrylic and oil painting. Join us to celebrate their beautiful work in our galleries.
Exhibiting artists include Sandy Appleby, Lee Bauman, Ed Bricker, Lynn Buckmaster, Kei Constantinov, Kris E. Cook, Pamela Davis-Butler, Melissa Dittmann, Bunny Dimke, Dawn Duty, Sharon Goodall, Sandra Hass Yamhure, Dina Heijselaar, Kuhn Hong, Susan Hughes, Laura Krentz, Carolyn Lelek, JD Moffitt, Christine Newton, Carleen Rivera O’Connor, Nancy Petruska, Anita Phillips, Kirsten A. Renehan, DeBorah Stipanovich, Margaret Sullivan, Ginny Takacs, Betty Thomas, Lina Wheat Monahan, Nicole Wilbur, and Gail Woolever.
“This exhibit highlights some of the best talents of our creative community from a close-knit group of artists that work with and support one another. CAC is pleased to present the group’s works that offer new perspectives on the local beauty that surrounds us,” said Hannah Hammond-Hagman, CAC Executive Director.
To join the group and find out about weekly painting locations, check out their Facebook page: Duneland Plein Air Painters. Participation is voluntary each week and there is no charge… come to paint when you can!
Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 South 4th Street, Chesterton, Indiana 46304.
Nicole Wilbur, The Big Pond, watercolor (Shown Above On Top)
Kei Constantinov, Old Fence Post, oil (Shown Above in Middle)
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