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2019 was our 2nd annual Plein Air Festival  June 20-23, 2019. Paintings created Thurs. thru Sat. Artist Reception & Sale Sunday.

We thank the artists, our generous sponsors, and the art patrons who purchased pieces at the sale, as well as all of our volunteers.

Winners of the 2019 Plein Air Festival pictured above

Back row, left to right

Jack Richeson & Co $250 Gift Certificate: Terri Einer  Name of Work: “Pollack Splash”
Award of Excellence $250 Artist: Frankie Johnson  Name of Work: “Peeking Blue”
2nd Place $500 Artist: RL Weber   Name of Work: “Bay Shore Marina”
Best of Show $750 Artist: James Hempel Name of Work: “Lane to the Lake”
3rd Place $350 Artist: Antwan Ramar   Name of Work: “Fall of the Peony Empire”
Jack Richeson & Co $250 Gift Certificate: Deborah Baughman  Name of Work: “Oshkosh Railroad Bridge” 

Front row, left to right
Roger Tornow Memorial by OFAA Artist: Sherri Thomas   Name of Work: “A Quiet Place”
OFAA Honor Award $250 Artist: Deke Palecek  Name of Work: “That’s What I Said”
Spirit of Oshkosh $250 Artist: Joye Moon  Name of Work: “The Waters”

Not pictured 

Honorable Mention: Plein Air Magazine (3) 1 Year Subscriptions

1: Nathan Brander Name of Work: “Winnebago Waves”

2: Peggy Reimer Name of Work: “Thank You Oshkosh”

3: Barbara Hayden Name of Work: “Shirley’s Roses”

Purchase Awards (Sponsors pay ahead to choose one of the works at the sale)

Wihlm Dental – Artist: Joye Moon   Artwork: Stone Bridge, South Park

Lynn Artz – Artist: Caroline Goldsmith   Artwork: Orange Waters

Howard Mezera – Artist: Kathy Clouse   Artwork: Glen Valley Farm

Stacie/Mike Gelhar –  Artist: Joye Moon  Artwork: Patio at the Paine

2019 Participating Artists List

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors! 

2019 Venue Sponsor Art Patron Sponsors
 The Waters

Purchase Award
Wihlm Dental LLC
Lynn Artz
Stacie & Mike Gelhar
Howard Mezera

Contributing Sponsors
 Bank First
 Maury & Susie Berger
 Birch Art Gallery & Classes
 Margot Castle
 GFWC - Oshkosh Women's Art Club
 Caroline McDonald
 Paul Mezera
 Joye Moon
 Oshkosh Smiles Family Dentistry
 Provident Financial Consultants
 Richards Insurance - Glen Pollack
 Smart IS
 John L. & Susan T. Vette
Family Fund-OACF
 Elli & Tom Wollangk
 WPS-WI Public Service

Supporting Sponsors
Mark Bradish
 Jennifer Gelhar, D.C.
 Bev & Bob Harrington
 KerberRose CPA
 Catherine Luther
 Barbara & Tim Mulloy
 Clay Quick
 Mary Schuster
 Lisa Weber 
 Don's Auto Body

 Judith Koeppler
 Altrusa International Club of Oshkosh

Event Sponsors
 Thrivent Financial

In-Kind Sponsors
 DPI Printing

 Big Apple Bagel
 Birch Art Gallery & Classes
 Boelter Company
 Brooklyn Bar & Grill
 Cheap Joe's
 Jesse Crook
 Custom Design Workshop
 Dick Blick
 EAA Experimental Aircraft Association
 Fox River Brewing Company
 Friar Tuck's
 Ground Round at River's Edge
 Jack Richeson & Company
 Judson Art Outfitters/Guerrilla Painter
 Kwik Trip

 Oshkosh Convention/Visitors Bureau
 Piggly Wiggly
 Planet Perk
 Plein Air Magazine
 Starbucks, Koeller Street

Location Sponsors
 EAA Experimental Aircraft Association
 Fox River Brewing Company
 Oshkosh Farmers Market
Paine Art Center & Gardens
 The Waters
 Sue Wegner


Archive 2018 Participating Artists and Sponsors