Plein Air Painters: March starts and ends with Hendricks Park. The early rhodys and azaleas are already blooming in February, so March and April will be magnificent.
March 3, 5 and 6, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday- Early, early spring at Hendricks Park paintout. South on Walnut St. from Franklin. Left on Summit. We will be at the shelter in case of rain. We will be in the Rhody garden if the weather is nice.
March 5, Friday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm First Friday reception for Material Artistry, Fabric art group show, at Jacobs Gallery in the Hult. Amazing color and texture.
March 10, Wednesday, Cherry Tree in Owen Rose Garden Paintout. The Cherry Tree should be blooming. North on Jefferson past 1st. St. till it ends in the garden parking lot.
March 12 and 13, Friday and Saturday. 5th St. Market Paintout. Meet in the Patio. Cover, coffee, lunch and restrooms with near by Spring color and iews of market and streets. Lindsey Autry has invited us to hang a show at 5th St. Market. This will give us a chance to paint some more market views for the show.
March 17, Wednesday, Mt. Pisgah Spring Paintout. East on 30th past LCC over I5. Left on access road. Right on 99 under RR then left on Seavey Loop Road all the way to Mt. Pisgah Arboretum on the right. Water, restrooms, great views along the river. Cover in the open air barn. Lots of water this time of year.
March 19 and 20, Friday and Saturday, EWEB Spring Paintout, Spring colors at EWEB. Rhodys should be blooming. Look for visitor parking places at 4th and Ferry St.
March 24, Wednesday, UO Hayward Field Paintout. Students are on Spring break so this is a do over. Rod and I both missed the last Hayward Field Paintout. Some cover and restrooms under the bleachers, but the best views are out in the open. Parking in the UO area is $1 per hour, or 2 hour limit in the neighborhood.
March 26 and 27, Friday and Saturday, UO EMU Paintout. Meet near the EMU, 13th and University. Parking $1 per hour. Collier House and Johnson Hall are across the street, as well as Pioneer father and mother. The students should still be gone so there will be plenty of parking available.
March 31, April 2 and 3, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Full bloom of Spring at Hendricks Park. South on Walnut St. from Franklin. Left on Summit. We will be at the shelter in case of rain. We will be in the Rhody garden if the weather is nice.
See you outside painting,