The Nature of the Plein Air Artist

The Nature of the Plein Air Artist This article will appear in The Art Guide 2018 (Phineas Press, 2018). By Bill Paarlberg—I

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Here’s a view of the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. Some kids came up while I was painting this and interviewed

What’s in a Title? Or, When Is a Title More than a Title?

Here are three of my pieces just installed at 100 Market Street, Portsmouth. On the left the viewer must feel the surface of t

Memorial Bridge from Prescott Park

I did this watercolor last fall (2011) before they took Memorial Bridge came down. The view is from next to the fountain in Pr

Spotlight Outstanding Illustrator 2010

Earlier this year I was honored to receive the New Hampshire Spotlight Award for Outstanding Illustrator for 2010. Here is a v

Cedar Island from Haley House, Smuttynose, Isles of Shoals

This is a watercolor view of Cedar Island from the back door of the Haley House on Smuttynose.

Hosmer Garden Cemetery, York, Maine

The Kittery Art Association hosts a plein air session every Thursday night. I did this watercolor at that session last week, a

Cedar Island from Smuttynose, Isles of Shoals

I am just fascinated by tiny Cedar Island, one of the Isles of Shoals. It’s connected by causeways to Star and Smuttynose. H

El Tuito House

This is a house in El Tuito, down the street a little ways from where our friend John (of Chachalaka fame) was staying in 2010