Friday, January 10, 2020

"The Urban Forest In Paint
documenting 
The Urban Forest growing up! 
January 18th, 2020
(3rd Saturday in Jan.) 
is our annual 
Urban Forest 
Paint Out.
VABI Urban Forest  
an Oasis coming to life, right here in Venice.  History in the making recorded by Artists on the 3rd Saturday of January VPA MAP
Venice Plein Air
Meet And Paint 
VABI Urban Forest Vision by Artist Bills Farnworth
 Bill Farnsworth, is the Artist who visualized with this painting, the vision of VABI's plan to keep John Nolen's Plan for an Urban Forest within the city of Venice. 
Venice Plein Air with Bill with MANY ARTISTS came together January 2019 on the 3rd Saturday to start recording that plan, visioned here, coming to life! 

 All Artists are invited to JOIN US on the 18th beginning at 9am officially for our MAP 
 THIS YEAR WE ARE ADDING A Monetary  
Peoples ChoiceAward
All Artist who wish to display their paintings from this years event or their paintings painted with us last year too, are invited to display them for this Exhibit.  People Choice Voting will go on for a month at the Venice Area Beautification Office VABI
 (Stay tuned for the dates starting in mid- February. Join us the 18th. Plan to have your paintings ready to hang by Mid-February.  You will have additional days to paint the Urban Forest for this exhibit. Follow here and at our FB and Instagram Pages for all the details. )  

Monday, December 9, 2019

Venice Plein Air MAPs 2019-2020

Venice Plein Air
MAPs 2019-2020
Meet
And
Paint
November 4 & 16
December 2 & 21
January 6 & *18
February 3 & 15
March 2 & 21
April  6 & 18

Follow us @
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Or Instagram
for regular updates
And ALL details of each
MAP
ALSO when other
area Plein Air Groups
 are in our area
They will be shared
on those pages too .

*SAVE THE DATE
JANUARY 18th
for our special
Annual MAP at
VABI Urban Forest
details on pages

Sunday, March 31, 2019

M.A.P. Meet And Paint Venice Plein Air

First Monday and Third Saturday OPEN to all Plein Air (Outdoor Painters) 

VPA equals: Venice Plein Air 

MAP equals: Meet And Paint 

 

One Monday & One Saturday per month: November - April . 

MAP's:
Meet And Paint
it is as simple as that!
No Emails
Sign Ups or Fees
Simply Out Door Painting Camaraderie!
Preserving Venice
One Plein Air Painting At a Time.
(One Special MAP each year, 3rd Saturday in January VABI Urban Forest)

 1st Monday Caspersens Beach
3rd Saturday Historic Downtown Venice and Venice Farmers Market
(One Special MAP each year, 3rd Saturday in January VABI Urban 
Forest)






  • MON (first Monday every month)
    Caspersens Beach MAP on the first Monday of every month along the boardwalk, or at the end by the beach, or even back on the inter-coastal side.  Click the link to learn more about the park.  It is a beloved favorite and awesome signature natural resource of Venice.  NO RSVP needed. This monthly outing are designed for all plein air painters of any group. 9am-noon aprox
  • SAT (third Saturday every month) HISTORIC DOWNTOWN VENICE; Venice Farmers Market.
    Venice Farmers Market Until noon, or paint historic downtown, the park reaches to Venice Ave. Too. MAP borders in front of the Historic KMI building Venice Mall on Tampa Ave to Venice Ave, Venice FL 34285 Meeting, the Third Saturday of every month. No RSVP needed.  This monthly outings are designed for ALL Plein Air Painters in any group. 9am to 1pm aprox

    The regular Saturday will be a nice addition for some that aren't available during the week to paint out... so hope this accommodates your schedules
    Expect to see Historic downtown districts, Venders, fresh produce, flowers, variety of  people, children, pets, Music Playing and Venice has a water fountain park and Gazebo too as a part of the view. Just a few blocks from the Gulf and/or Awesome Banyan trees too. Farmers Market where can meet, but many places to venture to from there too.  There are great painting subjects in any direction you turn.
For more information on directions and times please contact facilitator K. Hitt and be sure to put in your memo VPA or Plein Air.
VPA came about to serve our Venice area or South County.  Local artist supporting our local arts and historical scenic communities. Any visiting our area that wishes to plein air paint with a group is welcomed to join our MAPs.  Due to schedule, set up monthly MAPs with an invite to all. Saturday important to keep on the schedule for those that are not able to meet during the week.  
Venice Plein Air MAP Calendar: See Face Book Page
And as other groups visit the area will share that on the page too.

Venice Plein Air is on the south west coast located inside Sarasota County in the Venice area serving nearby communities and keys.

ALL The out door painting groups work together and hold no boundaries as to participants.

VPA came about to serve our Venice area or South County.  Local artist supporting our local arts and historical scenic communities. Any visiting our area that wishes to plein air paint with a group is welcomed to join our MAPs.  I, K Hitt am the facilitator of VPA.  Due to schedule, set up monthly MAPs with an invite to all. Saturday important to keep on the schedule for those that are not able to meet during the week.  

Venice Plein Air... simply to celebrate the historical of our Venice area and to keep it recorded in the arts... and for the arts to continue to be represented by her artists in the area. VPA actually formed early on to keep this historic town in the Plein Air Records. The additonal area groups offer so much opportunity to Plein Air Paint, and many meet weekly:  Visit the facebook page, that is where share VPA MAPs and when other groups are visiting our area to paint! PLEIN AIR FORCE as a part of Plein Air Magazine new Out Door Painters Website. Also available for the SE Region is The Forgotten Coast En Plein Air website for resources.

Also you may want to enlist in the

VPA remains happily as a smaller sanction, as is our area smaller.  Again, all our welcome.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

First Monday and Third Saturday OPEN to all Plein Air (Outdoor Painters)

 VPA equals Venice Plein Air
MAP equals Meet And Paint
Schedule for MAPs, One Monday and one Saturday per month. MAP's:
  • MON (first Monday every month)
    Caspersens Beach MAP on the first Monday of every month along the boardwalk, or at the end by the beach, or even back on the inter-coastal side.  Click the link to learn more about the park.  It is a beloved favorite and awesome signature natural resource of Venice.  NO RSVP needed. This monthly outing are designed for all plein air painters of any group. 9am-noon aprox
  • SAT (third Saturday every month) HISTORIC DOWNTOWN VENICE; Centennial Park, Tampa Ave where you will find the  
    Venice Farmers Market Until noon, or paint historic downtown, the park reaches to Venice Ave. Too. MAP borders in front of the Historic KMI building Venice Mall on Tampa Ave to Venice Ave, Venice FL 34285 Meeting, the Third Saturday of every month. No RSVP needed.  This monthly outings are designed for ALL Plein Air Painters in any group. 9am to 1pm aprox

    The regular Saturday will be a nice addition for some that aren't available during the week to paint out... so hope this accommodates your schedules
    Expect to see Historic downtown districts, Venders, fresh produce, flowers, variety of  people, children, pets, Music Playing and Venice has a water fountain park and Gazebo too as a part of the view. Just a few blocks from the Gulf and/or Awesome Banyan trees too. Farmers Market where can meet, but many places to venture to from there too.  There are great painting subjects in any direction you turn.
For more information on directions and times please contact facilitator K. Hitt and be sure to put in your memo VPA or Plein Air.
VPA came about to serve our Venice area or South County.  Local artist supporting our local arts and historical scenic communities. Any visiting our area that wishes to plein air paint with a group is welcomed to join our MAPs.  Due to schedule, set up monthly MAPs with an invite to all. Saturday important to keep on the schedule for those that are not able to meet during the week.  
Venice Plein Air MAP Calendar:
  • JUNE remains first Monday and Third Saturday
  • July 2015: 6th & 18th
  • August 2015: 3rd & 15th
  • September 2015: 7th & 19th
  • October 2015: 5th & 17th
  • November 2015: 2nd & 21st
  • December 2015: 7th & 19th
  • January 2016: 4th & 16th
  • February 2016: 1st & 20th
  • March 2016: 7th & 19th
  • April 2016: 4th(Karen in Boca Grande) & 16th
And as other groups visit the area will share that here too.

Venice Plein Air is on the south west coast located inside Sarasota County in the Venice area serving nearby communities and keys. We are under the umbrella of Plein Air Florida  PAF has many groups through out Florida and the calendar on their web site shares many of the paint outs on schedule. Another group that meets in our nearby area is PASC now known as Light Chasers. Link to their website for more information. Their usual paint out day is Thurs. Mornings.Many Venice artist are a part, and they also meet in Venice on occasion too. There are also two other area Plein Air Groups: Peace River Painters led by Sharon Yarbrough  that meets closer to Punta Gorda, but also visits Venice to paint, and an Englewood group.

ALL The groups work together and hold no boundaries as to participants. Sharing members openly.

VPA came about to serve our Venice area or South County.  Local artist supporting our local arts and historical scenic communities. Any visiting our area that wishes to plein air paint with a group is welcomed to join our MAPs.  I, K Hitt am the facilitator of VPA.  Due to schedule, set up monthly MAPs with an invite to all. Saturday important to keep on the schedule for those that are not able to meet during the week.  

Venice Plein Air... simply to celebrate the historical of our Venice area and to keep it recorded in the arts... and for the arts to continue to be represented by her artists in the area. VPA actually formed early on to keep this historic town in the Plein Air Records. The additonal area groups offer so much opportunity to Plein Air Paint, and many meet weekly:  PASC ...and the beauty of PASC/Light Chasers is how they cover a larger area  weekly on thursdays.  Also Sharon's Peace River Painters meets every Monday: so if you have an interest to Plein Air Paint, be sure to check out the PAF calendar of events at PleinAirFlorida.org whom we umbrella under for many possibilities of Florida Plein Air in our area.  Also you may want to enlist in the PLEIN AIR FORCE as a part of Plein Air Magazine new Out Door Painters Website. Also available for the SE Region is The Forgotten Coast En Plein Air website for resources.

VPA remains happily as a smaller sanction, as is our area smaller.  Again, all our welcome.


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Thursday, October 16, 2014

First Monday and Third Saturday OPEN to all Plein Air

 VPA equals Venice Plein Air
MAP equals Meet And Paint
Schedule for MAPs, One Monday and one Saturday per month. MAP's:
  • MON (first Monday every month)
    Caspersens Beach MAP on the first Monday of every month along the boardwalk, or at the end by the beach, or even back on the inter-coastal side.  Click the link to learn more about the park.  It is a beloved favorite and awesome signature natural resource of Venice.  NO RSVP needed. This monthly outing are designed for all plein air painters of any group. 9am-noon aprox
  • SAT (third Saturday every month)
    Venice Farmers Market MAP in front of the Historic KMI building Venice Mall on Tampa Ave Venice FL 34285 Meeting by the Melange Co-op Gallery, the Third Saturday of every month. No RSVP needed.  This monthly outings are designed for ALL Plein Air Painters in any group. 9am to 1pm aprox

    The regular Saturday will be a nice addition for some that aren't available during the week to paint out... so hope this accommodates your schedules
    Expect to see Historic downtown districts, Venders, fresh produce, flowers, variety of  people, children, pets, Music Playing and Venice has a water fountain park and Gazebo too as a part of the view. Just a few blocks from the Gulf and/or Awesome Banyan trees too. Farmers Market where can meet, but many places to venture to from there too.  There are great painting subjects in any direction you turn.
For more information on directions and times please contact facilitator K. Hitt and be sure to put in your memo VPA or Plein Air.

Venice Plein Air is on the south west coast located inside Sarasota County in the Venice area serving nearby communities and keys. We are under the umbrella of Plein Air Florida  PAF has many groups through out Florida and the calendar on their web site shares many of the paint outs on schedule. Another group that meets in our nearby area is PASC now known as Light Chasers. Link to their website for more information. Their usual paint out day is Thurs. Mornings.Many Venice artist are a part, and they also meet in Venice on occasion too. There are also two other area Plein Air Groups VAC  that meets closer to Punta Gorda, and an Englewood group. The groups work together and hold no boundaries as to participants.

VPA came about to serve our Venice area or South County.  Local artist supporting our local arts and historical scenic communities. Any visiting our area that wishes to plein air paint with a group is welcomed to join our MAPs.  Terry Mason facilitates the PASC Light Chasers group.  I, K Hitt am the facilitator of VPA.  Due to schedule, set up monthly MAPs with an invite to all. Saturday important to keep on the schedule for those that are not able to meet during the week.  

Venice Plein Air... simply to celebrate the historical of our Venice area and to keep it recorded in the arts... and for the arts to continue to be represented by her artists in the area. VPA actually formed before PASC ...and the beauty of PASC/Light Chasers is how they cover a larger area.  VPA one Monday and one Saturday, where PASC weekly on thursdays... so if you have an interest to Plein Air Paint, be sure to check out the PAF calendar of events at PleinAirFlorida.org whom we umbrella under for many possibilities of Florida Plein Air in our area.

VPA is smaller, as is our area smaller.  Again, all our welcome.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Third Saturdays...

Venice Farmers Market in front of the Historic KMI building Venice Mall on Tampa Ave Venice FL 34285 Meeting by the Melange Co-op Gallery, the Third Saturday of every month

Morning session... considering that the farmers markets end by one.
No RSVP needed.  This monthly outings are designed for ALL Plein Air Painters in any group.

The regular Saturday will be a nice addition for some that aren't available during the week to paint out... so hope this accommodates your schedules


Expect to see Historic downtown districts, Venders, fresh produce, flowers, variety of  people, children, pets, Music Playing and Venice has a water fountain park and Gazebo too as a part of the view. Just a few blocks from the Gulf and/or Awesome Banyan trees too. Farmers Market where can meet, but many places to venture to from there too.  There are great painting subjects in any direction you turn.

Friday, September 7, 2012

SATURDAY Farmers Markets Multi Groups Paint Outs

Bradenton Farmers Market on Historic Main Street  in Downtown Bradenton  on the 1st Saturday of every month with Susie Covert contact person

Venice Farmers Market in front of the Historic KMI building Venice Mall on Tampa Ave Venice FL 34285 Meeting by the Melange Co-op Gallery, the third Saturday of every month Karen Hitt the contact person

Morning sessions... at both locations considering that the farmers markets end by noon or one.
No RSVP needed.  These two monthly outings are designed for ALL Plein Air Painters in any group.

The regular Saturdays will be a nice addition for some that aren't available during the week to paint out... so hope this accommodates your schedules

Expect to see Historic downtown districts, Venders, fresh produce, flowers, variety of  people, children, pets, Music Playing and Venice has a water fountain park and Gazebo too as a part of the view. Both locations just a few blocks from the water.  Making for great painting subjects any direction you turn.