Paint Out: Old Town

Twin Anchors Restaurant 1655 N. Sedgewick St, Chicago, Il

Old Town is a busy thriving neighborhood which offers us many choices.  You can paint at Twin Anchors Restaurant 1655 N. Sedgwick Street.  This  is an old fashioned restaurant with a 1940's look.  If you walk west you'll find the historical St. Michael's Church  at 1633 N Cleveland Street or the  Midwest Buddhist Temple at […]

Paint Out: Chinatown Gate This is on a Sunday

Chinatown Gate 2206 S Wentworth, Chicago, IL

Chinatown promises to be a very exciting paint out full of buildings, people and lots of color.  This is a new venue for us and we'll be meeting at the entrance gates at 2206 S Wentworth.  The following is taken from GPS MY CITY. Chinatown Gate, Chicago Chinatown Gate is one the most prominent landmarks […]

Paint Out: Green City Market

Green City Market 1817 N Clark Street, Chicago, Il

This Lincoln Park farmer's market, Green City Market  is  located at 1817 N. Clark Street.  We'll be able to paint on the grass under the large beautiful trees.  Look forward to fall foliage, colorful tents, delicious produce and hopefully a bright blue sky.

Paint Out: Roscoe Village

West Roscoe Street and N. Damen Avenue West Roscoe Street and N Damen Ave, Chicago, United States

This is a new one for our Plein Air group.  Roscoe Village is a family friendly neighborhood and promises to be an active Saturday.  Roscoe Street between Damen Avenue and Western is the home to shops and restaurants.  Known to locals as a “village within the city,” Roscoe Village boasts a collection of laidback taverns, […]

Paint Out: Miami Woods

Miami Woods Forest Preserve N. Caldwell Ave and Oakton Street, Morton Grove, IL

The autumn colors should be in full force, offering wonderful landscape opportunities. There are open fields, river views, and easy parking.

Paint Out: Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Oak Park Historic District

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, IL, United States

This is a new venue for us.  Oak Park offers great architecture amid lush tree lined streets. Street parking available. If the big homes aren't your thing, Oak Park does have a small downtown with shops and cafes.

Paint Out: Graceland Cemetery This is on a Sunday

Graceland Cemetery 41264 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL

Important information.  The main entrance to Graceland on Clark and Irving is still closed due to renovation.  You have to enter Greenwood entrance just south of Montrose Ave (one block south of Cullom) Graceland Cemetary opens at 9:00 am  on Sundays It's our last paint out of the Plein Air Season and we're spending it […]

Deadline for painting drop-off

Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts 1012 N. Dearborn, Chicago

All paintings for the year end exhibit must be dropped off by November 29th. NO exceptions! See member portal for exhibition rules and details.