Demonstration Schedule

The 2024 Demonstration Schedule Date and Times TBA April 15 2024. Four demos a day will be spread across the time slots of 8:30 am -8 pm, plus Nocturnal times TBA

Check back in April for full demo schedule by artists, locations and times.

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Craig Reynolds demonstrates painting Historic Architecture – Beaufort

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaufort, NC 28516, USA

As a young man Craig learned a deep appreciation for the outdoors, old farms and barnacle laden harbors with history told by the well-worn scars. Traversing the countryside with his […]

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Jim Rehak Demonstrates at Grand Marina – New Bern

May 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
New Bern Grand Marina, 101 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

Over time I’ve viewed my plein air painting excursions as an opportunity to work on my self. What better situation to practice moment to moment awareness ? We are continually […]

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John Eiseman demonstrates painting the Water Front – New Bern

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
New Bern, NC, USA

I had a long successful career in sales and marketing for the Paint and Coatings industry – I sold paint for a living. It paid for houses, cars, kid’s college […]

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Jeff Steiner demonstrates watercolor Historic Architecture 300 Block BROAD STREET NEW BERN

May 16 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
New Bern, NC, USA

“How long does it take you to do a painting?” said the passerby. “About an hour” I say. If you really want to know, I started in 1966 sculpting with […]

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Mille Gosche demonstrates late morning light at Galley Marina – New Bern

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gallery Marina

Painting outdoors from life is a praise and a worship. To me it’s like breathing. I am drawn to simple spaces like open fields and the low country; sunshine and […]

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Ralph James demonstrates painting the Big Boys – Oriental Waterfront

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oriental, NC 28571, USA

North Carolina’s Outer Banks are home to white sandy beaches, picturesque lighthouses, and ocean breezes that sweep over the unspoiled coastal terrain. These and other Atlantic coastal areas are often […]

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Rose Kennedy Demonstrates painting Historical Architecture around Tryon Palace

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562, USA

Plein air painting is a joy for me, and makes my soul sing! I feel a spiritual connection with the landscape when out in nature capturing a scene. The challenge […]


Russell Jewel demonstrates watercolor – Historic Architecture – Beaufort

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaufort Historic Site

Russell Jewell is an internationally recognized plein air painter, published in multiple books and magazines such as: North Light’s Splash Series, The Best in Watercolor, Sketchbook Confidential II, The Artist […]

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Durre Waseem demonstrates painting the costumed model – New Bern Historical Society Gardens – Pollock entrance

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Bern Historical Society Gardens – Pollock Street entrance

Growing up in a joint-family that loved to draw and paint, art became a part of my everyday life. So far I have seen three stages of my progress in […]

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Greg Barnes demonstrates pastels on the waterfront – Queen St at Front St – New Bern

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Greg Barnes got his formal training at Wake Forest University, receiving a BFA in 1985. Following college, Greg entered a career path that included technical illustration, computer graphics, computer-based training, […]

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Jill Banks demonstrates Historic Downtown New Bern’s Mitchell Hardware

May 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mitchell Hardware

SPONSORED BY MITCHELL HARDWARE I strive to place you right by my side, in the middle of the action – by being there. During a recent trip to Key West, […]

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Adam Houston demonstrates painting Historic architecture – Bern Street & Pollock St – New Bern

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Since buying my first set of oil paints while still in high school, I’ve been alternately fascinated and frustrated by Plein Air painting. There is nothing quite like being out […]

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Fen Rascoe demonstrates painting activities – Oriental waterfront – Oriental

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oriental, NC 28571, USA

Whether painting en plein air or in the studio, Rascoe strives to simplify his subject and composition into a non-rendered three dimensional tale that allows the viewer to actively jump […]

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Karen Crenshaw demonstrates in Historical Gardens – Pollock Street & Eden Street

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

“A sense of place. That is the goal of my landscape paintings, for the viewer to “see” what I am seeing and to feel that is a place they have […]

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Kirk Larsen demonstrates early evening lighting – Duck Creek Marina – New Bern

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Duck Creek Marine Service, 699 Galloway Rd, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

Fascinated by each place offering endless inspiration he strives to capture the feel of each day, time and location. He often paints barefoot, dancing while creating. As racer of classic […]

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Debra Howard demonstrates late afternoon lighting – River Walk – New Bern

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Bern, NC, USA

I lived and traveled on a 44′ sailboat, for 27 years. I’m a USCG Licensed Captain. One of my favorite places to sail to was Oriental, Beaufort and New Bern, […]

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Jennifer Holmes demonstrates late morning light – Duck Creek Marina – New Bern

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Duck Creek Marine Service, 699 Galloway Rd, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

Through experiencing the natural world outdoors; I’m intent on painting the color, space, and abstracted shapes combined with composition, to create mood and excitement in the painting and the process. […]


Charles Cashwell demonstrates painting the waterfront – Beaufort

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Beaufort, NC 28516, USA

After a successful career in portraiture, navigating Wall Street’s corridors, Cashwell pivoted towards Fine Art and Plein Air. Through self-discovery, he mastered impressionistic techniques with a modern twist, earning acclaim […]

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Vlad Duchev demonstrates a Nocturnal – Galley Marina – New Bern

May 13 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Gallery Marina

The beauty of visual storytelling lies in its ability to provoke emotions and spark the viewer’s imagination. In my work I try to encourage the viewers to find their own […]

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