Carson wins first at St. Simons ‘Paint Out’

Published 6:32 pm Sunday, May 6, 2012

“Behind at Barbara Jean’s,” a painting by Saluda artist Jim Carson, took first place in the St. Simons Plein Air Affair “Paint Out” on Saturday, April 21, in St. Simons, Ga. Carson was among 23 artists from 12 different states who had been juried into the event by renowned artist, art critic and lecturer Andrew Peters. The artists had two hours to create and frame the painting for judging. Carson painted the winning painting in an alley behind a restaurant called Barbara Jean’s. Carson’s next plein air workshop in Saluda will be held on June 7-9. It is open to all levels. Visit, email, or call 828-749-3702 to register. (photo submitted by Jim Carson)

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