July 15-21, 2013 in Easton, MD less than two hours away on Maryland's Eastern Shore. 58 juried artists will compete for prizes and can be seen painting "en plein air" throughout the region. Artists, art lovers and students have opportunities to experience live demos and workshops with nationally known plein air painters. The Quick Draw competition is held on Saturday July 20 and is open to all artists ($10 registration fee) with the chance to exhibit and sell their work. Interactive art projects are available for children...and more. For more info go to www.pleinaireaston.com.