PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS CHOOSE CENTRAL TEXAS FOR A PAINT OUT EVENT Be on the lookout for easels and brushes the weekend of April 18-20, 2019. The Outdoor Painters Society will be three Texas towns (LaGrange, Smithville, and Bastrop) for an “en plein air” event. “En Plein Air” is French and, artistically, means painting in the open air.
Artist will set up on Thursday morning in the LaGrange town square. Art Connections Gallery, 123 N. Main St. in LaGrange is hosting a reception for the artists at 5-6:30 pm.
On Friday OPS artists will visit Smithville; painting at the 9E Ranch, courtesy of Joan and Kent Bohls, and in the town of Smithville. And, on Saturday, artist paint in the town of Bastrop and along the Colorado River. The artists end the event on Saturday and meet at the Lost Pines Art Center, 1204 Chestnut Street, in Bastrop. The Lost Pines Art Center is hosting a “wet painting” show and sale from 5:00-6:30 pm. A portion of the sales benefits the Lost Pines Art Center. The reception and show are open to the public. Stop by and meet professional artists. Local artists are invited to participate in the paint out event. To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.