Carson wins second place in Piedmont Plein Air

Published 10:00 pm Friday, November 7, 2014


Jim Carson, Saluda artist, won Second Place in the Piedmont Plein Air Quick Paint contest in High Point, N.C., Sept 18-21.

There were 30 artists from around the United States participating in this event. The artists were housed at the J.H. Adams Inn on Main Street. The selected painting sites were downtown, near the train depot, City Lake Park, High Point Museum, and High Point University.

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Jim’s award winning painting was of the J.H. Adams Inn.

The awards judge for the event was Asheville artist, Richard Oversmith.

Jim’s next Saluda workshops are titled “Painting in the Studio/ Brushwork Boot Camp”, on Jan. 22-24 and March 19-21, 2015. The students will paint from still life and/or photographs, with a concentration on values, temperature changes, and bold and spontaneous brushwork.

For more information, contact Jim at email or call 828- 749-3702.

— article submitted 

by Jim Carson