NEW for 2013

Demonstrations by Guest Artists The Painted Ladies are excited to announce that attendees of the 2013 Great Alaskan Plein Air Retreat will have the special opportunity to take-in live demonstrations and workshops from fabulous artists and some of our very own Painted Ladies!   June 26th Before the festivities begin, join us at the Pioneer […]

Meet Artist, Karen Whitworth

Header photo credit: Kimberly BustillosKAREN WHITWORTH By Marie Green Karen is living proof that it pays to select your Grandparents well. At age 8, her family moved to Alaska and her grandparents regularly visited. During one of these annual visits, they went into the Shane Lamb art booth, being drawn by his beautiful and realistic […]

Meet Artist, Karen Mattson

HUNTIN’,  FISHIN’ & PAINTIN’ By Marie Green   Karen Mattson is the quintessential Alaskan lady.  She shoots the caribou meat for her table, she designs then plants out her ‘Monet’ garden, she lures the trout to her hook and above all she transforms paper with breath taking watercolour images of her Alaskan life. Whilst her […]

Meet Artist, Kurt Jacobson

The Painted Ladies are happy to have Alaskan Artist, Kurt Jacobson join us for the retreat in 2012! President of the Alaska Artists Guild and avid member of the Plein Air Painters of Alaska, Kurt “has developed a love of painting outdoors, and is passionate about reinterpreting those paintings back in the studio.“ He’s a […]