About Plein Air Painters Chicago

Plein Air Painters Chicago - Affiliated with the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts


We encourages artists to experience painting landscapes and cityscapes onsite. We offer opportunities to paint, critiques and education to improve painting, opportunities and events to bring visibility and sales to paintings and comradely for the members.  

Paint Outs, Education, Exhibits, Events


Paint-outs are offered on the first three Saturdays of each month, and the fourth week, we offer a Friday night nocturne and a Sunday paint-out. At least once a month a celebrated Guest Artist is on hand to demo and critique.  

Everyone is invited to paint. 

Membership Benefits for Artists and Collectors


Visit the Membership page above to learn about your 2019 Membership Benefits.  

Membership Application


Sign up to learn about our paint outs and exhibits. Come paint with us, or, come see the results of our paintings of Chicago.

Learn about Paint Outs, Exhibits and Education Events

PAPC is an Affiliate of the Palette and Chisel, Chicago