Vlad Duchev wins First place in 2022 Coastal VA Plein Air Show.

2022 Coastal VA Plein Air Recap

Coastal VA Plein Air made its 2022 return in April, bringing art and people together for the love of Ocean View. Eighteen professional fine artists arrived on April 19 and began to depict their impressions of Tidewater onto canvases in oils, acrylic paints, and pastels. The artists traveled from all over the East Coast, arriving […]

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2021 Coastal VA Plein Air Artists at COVA Brewing

Spotlights on 2022 Coastal VA Plein Air Artists

Coastal VA Plein Air is excited to have eighteen talented artists join us for the 2022 Coastal VA Plein Air Festival taking place April 20-24, 2022. During the first few days and evenings, these artists will paint at various sites throughout the broader Tidewater community, as they paint seascapes, cityscapes, gardens, architecture, and favorite landmarks, […]

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Greg Johannesen Plein Air Artist

Announcing Sixth Annual Plein Air Festival on April 20-24, 2022

NORFOLK, Virginia — Coastal VA Plein Air will help bring fine art to the Ocean View community by hosting the Sixth Annual Plein Air Festival on April 20-24, 2022.  The event brings local, regional, and nationally known plein air artists to paint “en plein air” (in the open air) throughout our coastal community. The festival […]

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Mick Grochowski, Plein Air Artist, Norfolk, Virginia

CALL FOR 2022 PLEIN AIR ARTISTS

Coastal VA Plein Air April 20-24, 2022 / Norfolk VA 23518 Coastal VA Plein Air invites professional plein air artists to express their interest in participating in our 2022 event and fundraiser. This is an INVITATIONAL event, and invitations will be extended in early November to selected artists. A maximum of 20 artists will be […]

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Chryshellis SCULPTURE TO ADORN OCEAN VIEW BEACH PARK

Chryshellis SCULPTURE TO ADORN OCEAN VIEW BEACH PARK

Grass Roots Effort Helps Build Community Through Art Watch the dedication here. NORFOLK, Virginia — The coastal Ocean View community is anxiously awaiting a new addition in October. “Chryshellis”, an 8-foot tall, fire-glazed porcelain and tile mosaic, by Nevada-based mosaic artist and concrete sculptor Eileen Gay will be the community’s next piece of public art.  Scheduled for installation in Ocean […]

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Chryshellis Sculpture for Ocean View Park, Norfolk, VA

1st Public Sculpture to be Installed in Ocean View Park

July 2021 – We are excited! Our first public sculpture with NorfolkArts will be installed soon in Ocean View. Thank you to our amazing sponsors, donors, volunteers, patrons, and others who made it possible to bring new public art to our community! August 2020 – The Sculpture Committee approved a conceptual design by Eileen Gay. […]

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Coastal VA Plein Air featured on Reck on the Road April 2021

Reck On the Road: Plein Air Art

Coastal Virginia Plein Air was featured again on ‘Reck on the Road.’ It’s a regular feature on the local NBC station WAVY TV’s The Hampton Roads Show. Plein Air is when an artist leaves the four walls of a studio and paints or draws while being immersed in the landscape. On this week’s Reck On […]

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Bart Frye

Meet Bart Frye Golden Paintbrush Sponsor, Frye Properties

Meet Bart Frye Golden Paintbrush Sponsor, Frye Properties (Norfolk, VA) Frye Properties and East Beach  developer Bart Frye has generously supported  Coastal VA Plein Air for several years. This year, Frye repeated his support of Ocean View and the arts at the highest possible level, a demonstration of the commitment and passion they have for […]

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East Beach Realty's Sales Manager, Donna Alexander

Meet East Beach Realty’s Sales Manager, Donna Alexander

East Beach Norfolk, Coastal VA Plein Air Golden Paintbrush Sponsor Meet East Beach Realty’s Sales Manager, Donna Alexander (Norfolk, VA) East Beach Realty has generously supported Coastal VA  Plein Air for several years. Sales  Manager Donna Alexander has been  with East Beach Realty since its  inception. She joined the team as the  sales person for East Beach when the  design was […]

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