Avenue Road Arts School

Cavan Plein Air Festival

Instructor Sam Paonessa (Essentials in Landscape Painting, I Wish I Could Paint) recently participated in the Cavan Plein Air Festival and won an award for his painting, pictured above.

For many years Sam has traveled and painted plein air landscapes in North America and Italy. He is a founding member of Plein Air Canada and is a member of the Ontario Plein Air Society and the Ontario Society of Artists.

Other notable recognition includes a Quick Draw 1st prize in 2007 and 2nd prize in the 2006 International Plein Air Painters Annual Paint Out and an honourable mention in the oil category in 2005.

View Sam’s work at his website.

Sam (right) with other winners.

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