2016 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, Thomas Jefferson Kitts
About this Artist
During the past four years, Thomas Kitts’ awards include Pacific North West Plein Air Award third place in 2015; and Telluride Honorable mention TPA Award 2015; the Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Invitational Mathewson Family Foundation Award 2014; Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational Artists’ Choice Award 2013; Carmel, CA, Arts Festival Best of Show and Mayor’s Choice Award 2011; Plein Air Easton’s Best New Artist 2011; Plein Air Curacao Best International Artist 2011; as well as Los Gatos Plein Air second Place and numerous Honorable Mentions; and multiple Raymar Art and Plein Air Magazine Salon Finalist awards.
Mr. Kitts was featured as an Artist to Watch by The Informed Collector and was invited to participate in several Maui Plein Air Painting Invitationals where he won the Pioneer Inn Quickdraw Competition. He was guest lecturer at three Plein Air Convention & Expos in Monterey, California; was awarded a twelve month Artist Residency from the University Club of Portland; and he leads painting workshops around the world.
Shot this video yesterday at 2016 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational. Thirty-five (35) masters will be painting “en plein air” throughout Atlanta all week. Please do not miss this opportunity to experience this world-class event. All daytime events are free and open to the public.
Full schedule at http://www.olmstedpleinair.com/events/
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