Avid plein air painter and student of Paul Moscatt, Professor Emeritus at the Maryland Institute College of Art since 2011.
Sinking Spring, PA
Favors mixed media and collages, has illustrated several children’s books. Member of the Berks Art Alliance.
Frequent participant in plein air competitions. MAPAPA member since 2008, elected Chairman of the Board in 2015. Represented by Highlandtown, Crystal Moll and other galleries in the Baltimore area.
Avid plein air painter, past participant in Plein Air West Reading.
Recent juried exhibitions include the Maryland Federation of Art, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, View Arts Center of NY and the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. Member of Marietta Art Alive! and co-founder of River Towns Plein Air.
2021 Artist in Residence at the North Museum of Nature and Science, with works showing in the museum’s STEAM Gallery through December and featured at their annual “Under the Stars” gala. Member of Marietta Art Alive! and co-founder of River Towns Plein Air.
Frequent participant and award winner in plein air competitions in MD, PA, NY, DE, ME and VA. Galleries include Les Poissons Gallery in Chestertown and the Artists Emporium in Havre de Grace, MD. MAPAPA member.
Sinking Spring, PA
A first place winner in Plein Air West Reading 2019. Published illustrator, works in various mediums, prefers oils.
Crystal’s love for painting, travel and humor come through in a wide range of subjects and locales from Berks County to Florida’s Gulf Coast. Member of Art Plus Gallery and the Berks Art Alliance.
Enjoying the challenge, fun, and camaraderie of plein air events, David has been in several since 2015, the most recent being the Harford Plein Air Festival (Maryland) in 2020 and 2021 River Towns Plein Air.
Avid Plein air painter, represented by Lebanon (PA) Picture Frame and Fine Art Gallery, as well as the Millworks and Art and Soul Galleries in Harrisburg.
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Karen Burnette Garner
A top selling artist in Charleston SC galleries from many years; over 1000 of her landscapes and abstracts are now in private and public collections around the world. Relocated to Berks County in 2019. Member of Art Plus Gallery.
New York, NY
New York, NY
A frequent participant and award winner in plein air events, with studio paintings in 70+ public collections Represented by Markel Fine Arts in NYC, and Orbit Gallery in Philadelphia.
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Marjorie and her mobile studio–a 30’ RV–find plein air competitions and inspiring subjects throughout North America.
Hooked on plein air since her first paint out in the summer of 2016, expanding on her professional success as a studio painter.
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Full time artist since 2015, frequent participant in plein air events, a first place winner in 2019 Plein Air West Reading. Co-founder of Marietta Art Alive! and River Towns Plein Air.
Avid oil painter, drawn to Pennsylvania landscapes in 2016. Currently studies under artist Randy Graham in Malvern, PA.
Well-known Berks County artist and frequent exhibitor in art events and galleries in Florida as well as the mid-Atlantic region. Member of the Berks Art Alliance.
Avid mixed media artist and graphic designer. Awarded commission by Berks Arts- Reading Parking Authority to paint two public murals, won Best In Show at Studio B’s 2021 Bird exhibit.
First place winner in the Whitemarsh Plein Air in 2019. Juried into Plein Air Easton in 2020, accepted for 2021 as well. Currently showing in the Flora and Fauna show at the Maritime Museum at Solomons Island, and at Kingshaven Gallery in Paoli. Member of MAPAPA.
Mount Penn, PA
Visionary artist who brings her distinctive style to plein air painting. Member of Art Plus Gallery, with works in The Dreaming Human, Lancaster, as well as numerous local boutiques and galleries.
Frequent participant in plein air events throughout the Northeast. Recent awards include 3rd place at the 2020 Adirondacks Plein Air festival, 1st place at the 2020 Hudson Valley Plein Air festival, and Honorable Mention & Artists Choice awards at 2019 Parrsboro Plein Air in Nova Scotia.
Oil painter with an enthusiasm for nature and the subtle color shifts of plein air since 2010. Member of Marietta Art Alive and co-founder of River Towns Plein Air.
Well-known around Berks as a watercolorist and instructor, studio artist at GoggleWorks, member of Art Plus Gallery. Past participant in Plein Air West Reading.
Basking Ridge, NJ
Olya’s pastels have won numerous awards in NJ and PA events, Along with Best in Show in Plein Air High Bridge in its inaugural year 2012. Signature Member of the Pastel Society of NJ and Associate Member of the PSA, Chief Location Seeker for the NJ Plein Air Painters. Explores Plein Air in oil, gouache and pastels.
A stage/TV costumer for 25 years with a Tony nomination, in 2016 Lynda made nature and plein air painting her new stage. Since then she’s been in Palm Beach Plein Air, Lake Tahoe Plein Air, Adirondack Plein Air, Publisher’s Invitational Adirondack, and Publisher’s Invitation Fall Color Week.
Well traveled oil painter who has brought scenes for the Pacific Northwest to Iceland to canvas. Member of Art Plus Gallery.
Oil and acrylic artist, member of Art Plus Gallery, Berks Art Alliance and Studio B Art Gallery. Teaches painting at Yocum Institute for Arts Education as well as private studio lessons.
New Tripoli, PA
President of the Lehigh Art Alliance, instructor at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem, coordinator of annual LAA member shows in the region.
Co-director of Art Plus Gallery, co-founder of Plein Air West Reading. Recent awards include Best in Show in Scenes of the Schuylkill 2019 and 4th Place in River Towns Plein Air. Also shows in Visual Expansion Gallery in West Chester and The Square Pear in Kennett Square.
Versatile painter with proficiencies in watercolors, oils, acrylics, alcohol inks and mixed media, past participant in Plein Air West Reading, first place winner in the inaugural event in 2016. Member of Art Plus Gallery, the Berks Art Alliance, and Studio B.
Saint Lawrence, PA
Director of Art Plus Gallery 2016-2019, co-founder of Plein Air West Reading. Also represented by Exhibit B in Souderon, Godfrey’s Welcome to Dogdom in Mohnton, The Framery in Lancaster, The Square Pear in Kennett Square and Visual Expansion in West Chester.
Avid oil painter since retiring from practice in mental health, works primarily en plein air, alla prima, and/or with live models. Member of TAG (The Artists Gallery and Gallery 322, both in Frederick MD.