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Plein Air Artists Colorado (PAAC) was created for the love of plein air painting and to enjoy the camaraderie of painting outdoors.

A founding principal is that PAAC creates opportunities for artists to paint outdoors together and that these paint outs be open to everyone of every level.

Join PAAC as a member for the opportunity to enter our annual juried show, attend special destination paint outs and workshops, and other special events. You'll also receive our  Members' Newsletter via email.


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2023 Show Catalog

PAAC's 26th Annual National Show

Proudly hosted by

The Blumenschein Museum

Taos, New Mexico

Thank you to all who entered!!

Click below to see the show

Online Catalog available here!

This is yet another stellar show and it is our 26th anniversary of exhibiting some of the finest plein air artwork in the nation!

Congratulations 2023 Show Award Winners - Click Here to see!

2023 Judge of Awards: Richard Alan Nichols

Richard Nichols Website

NOTE: Due to extenuating circumstances, Joe Anna Arnett will not be able to judge our show.  Richard Nichols has graciously agreed to judge in her place.


See Prospectus here


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Featured Member

Best of Show Paintings

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Taos, NM


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