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OPAS Endorsed Events

OPAS Endorsed Event

Kawartha Highlands Art Retreat

May 25-28, 2017

This is a canoe-in retreat. You reach your camp by canoe and paint like Tom Thomson did, paddling to each unique destination. Instruction, accommodation, canoe and great scenery all included in the price.

OPAS members receive a 10% discount.

Click here for more information.

Recent Blog Entries

  • We are starting Plein Air Sunday meetups in the Georgetown area. If you are interested email me and I will let you know where we decide to paint! Yours in art, Sheila
  • Quick report and a look from our first paint out of 2017. The location was perfect choice for a cold day. I settled in the biggest of five buildings, I call it the "banana hall" because of its tall banana trees. As usual, when painting in public we can expect  strangers to c...
  • February 28, 2016
    Posted by L. Michael Labiak
    Looking forward to painting with the Ontario Plein Air Society. Hope to discover new and inspiring painting locations. Can't wait to develop a camaraderie with these fellow plein air painters. We are all painters of the light.

Welcome to the website of the Ontario Plein Air Society (OPAS)

If you are a plein air artist practicing in Ontario, then you should be a member of OPAS. OPAS is the one central organizing body for plein air artists in this province. By joining and participating, you help raise the profile of plein air painting in Ontario and beyond.

This site allows you as a member to post paint-outs, events, competitions and, of course, your own work for all to see.

It's easy to join. Click the join link to the left of the screen and fill in the forms that follow. Membership is $30 per year.

None artists are welcome to browse through the art in this site. There a a large number of very acoplished artists here who regularily sell their art to the public. 

What's New

  • Gilles Lafond
    Gilles Lafond added a new photo to the album My Photos:
    Early evening sky
    • Mon at 10:07 PM
    • Gilles Lafond
      Doug Ware Gilles. That's different for you. I like it.
      • Tue at 7:51 PM
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added a new photo to the album Essondale Church Highlands East :
    • May 21
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added 2 photo(s) to the album Untitled Album:
    • May 21
  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson added a new photo to the album Jane Robertson:
    Lavender Trail
    • May 14
  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson added a new photo to the album Jane Robertson:
    Last Day
    • May 14
  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson added a new photo to the album Jane Robertson:
    Morning Trees
    • May 14
  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson added a new photo to the album Jane Robertson:
    Glimpse of Rice Lake
    • May 14
  • Jane Robertson
    Jane Robertson added a new photo to the album Untitled Album:
    • May 14
  • Doug Ware
    Doug Ware added 2 photo(s) to the album My Photos:
    Cavan/Millbrook 2016
    Cavan/Millbrook 2016
    • May 7
  • KeithThirgood
    KeithThirgood created a new event:
    OPAS Plein Air Challenge in Norval
    • April 26

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