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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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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2018 Coastal VA Plein Air Artists

SPOTLIGHTS ON THE ARTISTS

Coastal VA Plein Air is excited to have a number of talented artists to join us for the 2021 Coastal VA Plein Air Festival taking place April 15-18, 2021. During the first few days and evenings, these artists will paint at various sites throughout the the broader Tidewater community, as they paint seascapes, cityscapes, gardens, […]

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Steve Doherty, Plein Air Artist, New York City

Judge and Artists Announced for 2021 Event

Coastal VA Plein Air is proud to announce seventeen talented artists who will take part in this year’s Coastal VA Plein Air Festival on April 15-18, 2021.  The event will feature artists painting “en plein air” (in the open air) throughout the coastal community.  During the first few days and evenings, artists will paint at […]

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Coastal VA Plein Air Artists and Organizers

5th Annual Coastal VA Plein Air Festival – Press Release

Coastal VA Plein Air will help bring fine art to the Ocean View community by hosting the Fifth Annual Plein Air Festival on April 15-18, 2021.  The event brings local, regional, and nationally known plein air artists to paint “en plein air” (in the open air) throughout our coastal community. Several events will be held […]

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M Stephen Doherty, 2020 Coastal VA Plein Air Judge

Coastal VA Plein Air Announces M Stephen Doherty as 2020 Judge

Coastal VA Plein Air is excited to announce that fine artist M. Stephen Doherty will serve at the judge for the 2020 event.  A national leader in the plein air movement and an accomplished artist, Doherty will join 20 en plein air painters as they paint outdoors throughout coastal Virginia over the five-day festival, which […]

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2020 Coastal VA Plein AIr Artists announced

Coastal VA Plein Air Announces Artists for Festival’s Fifth Year

Over 20 artists will gather in Norfolk on April 22-25, painting throughout our diverse area and contributing to the all-volunteer group’s public art commitment.  Coastal VA Plein Air’s organizers have planned an exciting week with expanded free offerings to the public for the festival’s fifth year. Led by renowned artist and judge M. Stephen Doherty, […]

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