2020 plein air art competition lures area artists to Crapo Park in Burlington

People and their palettes swarmed into Burlington Friday and Saturday, hoping to paint the perfect big picture out in Crapo Park.

The annual Plein Air event kicked off at 8 a.m. Friday and continued until 4 p.m. Saturday.

The French term plein air translates as “full air” which means, idiomatically if you’re French, “out of doors,” and to those of us limited to English, “in full view” and thus refers to the French impressionist style of painting a complete, finished picture in the great outdoors.Crapo Park is Burlington’s own great outdoors, and this is the second year for the event, organized […]

Source: www.thehawkeye.com

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