Plein Air Cortland

Plein Air Cortland is a series of painting demos, a paint-out, workshop and exhibit centered around painting plein air in Cortland county.

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Ames Road

Local painter and instructor David Beale has been doing online classes and outdoor plein air sessions this summer. We work together in his frame shop and teach workshops together. I decided to join the group a couple times this summer. At the end of July I joined the group at one of the painter’s homes…

Hoxie Gorge

On Father’s Day my little family drove down to Hoxie Gorge to spend the afternoon. I had been hiking here a few times and it was suggested as a painting spot by Jim Weiss. I chose a small watercolor pad, 8×8 hot press, in order to travel light. I knew I needed to pack light…

Cortland Rural Cemetery

Every weekend we take a walk through campus and up through Cortland Rural Cemetery. On Saturday, June 6th my husband and son dropped me off under the shade of a white oak to do some painting. Cortland Rural Cemetery is a little gem in the middle of the city! Covering 50 acres off of Tompkins…

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