JOHN POTOTSCHNIK FINE ART

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Plein Air Southwest Salon 2014 submissions

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Entering art competitions is one of the things many of us artists do. They’re a good barometer for judging progress among one’s peers, and a good way to be seen by, and connect with, artists, collectors and galleries…all good things. C.W. Mundy advises » Read More

The best plein air painter of all time?

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The rooms were softly lit and human voices were as whispers…distant and subdued…yet the sound was deafening. Despite the noise, there was present a prevailing sense of awe and respect…maybe even reverence. I was standing in the presence of greatness…a giant. » Read More

Plein Air Southwest Salon 2013

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What can I say? While attending the opening reception of the Outdoor Painters Society Plein Air Southwest Salon 2013, held at Southwest Gallery in Dallas, I learned » Read More

Experiencing an Artist Residency

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Well, I just returned from a five-day Artist in Residence Program in Clarksville, TX. I was honored to be the first invited artist to set this newly established program in motion. The plan is to invite established and emerging artists to the area, provide a creative environment for them to work, and enrich the community through exposure to working artists. » Read More

Plein Air Painting in the Flint Hills 2

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As I mentioned in last week’s blog, I had the distinct privilege of enjoying three days of plein air painting in the Flint Hills of Kansas with a great group of talented artists. You may » Read More

Plein Air Painting in the Flint Hills

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I just returned from three days of plein air painting in the Flint Hills of Kansas. I remember, as a young boy, passing through the area several times a year with my folks on the way to visit my grandparents in Pittsburg, Kansas. » Read More