December 19 – February 7, 2022
The Kingsport Art Guild hosts the Just Plein Nuts Group Art Show in the Main Gallery on the second floor of The Renaissance Center,1200 E.Center Street, Kingsport, TN, Dec. 19 throughFeb. 7, featuring 12 artists from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. They includeJohn Youssi, Janet Hartmann, Don Gotterbarn, JoAnne McDonough, Mary Ann Grib, Brenda Bundrant, Kathy Hawk, Carol Dixon, Renee Pitts, Katie Hodge, David Kramer, and Lisa Reiter.
These artists are members of the Just Plein Nuts group who work in oil, acrylic, pastel, monotype and watercolor – outdoors every week from March through November. Doe River, Warriors Path State Park, Steele Creek Park, Jonesboroughand Allandale Mansion are just a few locations represented in the show.
An opening reception 2-4 p.m., Dec. 19 at the Renaissance Gallery features live demonstrations of ”plein air“ painting using watercolors and monotype printing. The public is invited to come and meet all of the artists.
Just Plein Nuts is an informal group started eight years ago to bring together artists who like to paint outdoors and share their experiences.The group is open to all artists.