2022 Artist Applications are CLOSED!

The July 8th deadline for Artist Applications has passed. Please email jnixon@cbhinc.org to request being put on the waiting list for consideration.


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Plein Air Brandywine Valley Schedule of Events

Opening Reception

November 11, 2022

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

William Martin
Bio:\ William Martin is an artist residing in New Jersey with a great love for plein air painting and reportorial drawing and illustration. He holds a BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute and studied with the David Passalacqua School of Drawing and Illustration and the Dalvero Academy.\ \ His designs and illustrations have been featured on album covers tour books posters first day cover prints in local galleries and at the Mystic Seaport Museum.\ \ When he isn’t at work painting or drawing he can be found spending time with his wife and two children and Lily the family west highland terrier.\ \ Websites:\ http://www.billdrawseverything.com\ http://www.wdmdesigns.com\ https://www.bucksarts.org/william-martin/\ \ \ \  \ \ Previous Events:\ \ 2016\ Two Mills Plein Air Festival Clinton NJ - Honorable Mention\ \ 2017\ Two Mills Plein Air Festival Clinton NJ - Best in Show\ \ 2018\ Victorian Days Plein Air Contest & Sale - Second Place\ High Bridge Paint Out High Bridge NJ\ \ 2019\ Riverside Festival of the Arts Easton PA – Third Place\ Victorian Days Plein Air Contest & Sale Belvidere NJ – Third Place\ Airing of the quilts – Plein Air Paint Out – Lebanon Township NJ\ Bucks County Plein Air Festival – Open Public Quick Draw – First Place\ High Bridge Paint Out High Bridge NJ\ \ 2020\ Victorian Days Plein Air Contest & Sale - Second Place\ 5th Annual Dutot Gallery En Plein Air Fine Art Auction\ Bucks County: Wish You Were Here – A Small Works Art Exhibit\ Lebanon Twp and Califon Borough Art Show Lebanon Township – Second Place\ \ 2021\ Brightwood Park Plein Air Event – Westfield NJ – Second Place\ duCret School of Art - Plein Air in Plainfield\ \ Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival – Artist’s Choice Award\