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Plein Air Painters take over Conrad Gallery
Maryellen Morrow of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners looks for help while hanging entries in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.”
Judy DeVincentis Morgan, foreground, and Sharon Abshagen hang paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.” Morgan will teach a three-day workshop Aug. 1-3 for beginning plein air painters.
Jeri Friesen’s ”River Reflections” is one of nearly 100 paintings by members of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners on display at the show “In the open air” at the Durango Arts Center.
Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners members Lori Walters, foreground, and Sue Doss hang paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango’s Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.”
Sharon Abshagen hangs paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center Thursday during preparation for the Friday opening of “In the Open Air.”
The oil painting “Ridge Fire” is one of Maryellen Morrow’s entries for “In the Open Air” at the Durango Arts Center.
IF YOU GO

“In the Open Air: Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners” will open with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The exhibit will remain on display through Aug. 17.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
For more information, call 259-2606 or visit www.durangoarts.org.
Workshops
“The Plein Air Landscape: Practical Advice to Better Your Landscape Painting: How Plein Air Informs Studio Work” with artist Joshua Been, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday, $400. For more information, call Been at (719) 221-8964 or visit www.joshuabeen.com. To sign up for the workshop, call 259-2606 or email Lori Walters at loriwalters@bresnan.net.
Plein Air Oil Workshop for Beginners with Judy DeVincentis Morgan, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1-3, $60 per day, 946-3505 or judymorganart@gmail.com.

See it, paint it

Maryellen Morrow of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners looks for help while hanging entries in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.”
Judy DeVincentis Morgan, foreground, and Sharon Abshagen hang paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.” Morgan will teach a three-day workshop Aug. 1-3 for beginning plein air painters.
Jeri Friesen’s ”River Reflections” is one of nearly 100 paintings by members of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners on display at the show “In the open air” at the Durango Arts Center.
Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners members Lori Walters, foreground, and Sue Doss hang paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango’s Center on Thursday during preparation for tonight’s opening of “In the Open Air.”
Sharon Abshagen hangs paintings in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at Durango Arts Center Thursday during preparation for the Friday opening of “In the Open Air.”
The oil painting “Ridge Fire” is one of Maryellen Morrow’s entries for “In the Open Air” at the Durango Arts Center.
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