En Plein Air

We invite you to our annual exhibition of landscape paintings by some of the best local artists,
all painted en plein air here in St. Tammany Parish during the current spring.

 Carol Hallock working in the marsh, 2016

Carol Hallock working in the marsh, 2016

WHAT

Our annual exhibit of approximately 75 recent paintings of Louisiana landscapes by local artists made on location out in the open air. 

A portion of each sale benefits the Abita Springs Trailhead Museum.

 New work by Ken Hopel for the 2018 show

New work by Ken Hopel for the 2018 show

WHO

Abita Springs architect and collector Ron Blitch oversees an exceptional exhibition of brand new work, some of it so new that it's still wet.  All paintings are available for purchase. 

It was quite an extensive lineup of artists who participated in 2018 including Auseklis Ozols, John Preble, Mary Monk, Ken Hopel, Claude Ellender, Kaori Maeyama, Billy Solitario, Ben Bensen III, Jo-Ann Ciolino Adams, Phil Sandusky, Diego Larguia, Judy Newman, Anne Pappas, Julia Rubin, Peggy Hesse, Carol Hallock, Louis Morales, Peg Usner, Muriel Dauterive, Alan Flattman, Renee Mitchell Mithun, Oksana Fogg, and Al Champagne.

  Opening reception 2017

Opening reception 2017

WHEN & WHERE

April 5-7, 2019.  The opening reception is 6-9pm on Friday, April 5th and is your best opportunity to buy.

At the Abita Springs Trailhead Museum, 22044 Main Street in Abita Springs Park.