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Thank you each and all for your support this last SW FL Fine Art Season.

OK, may this artist confess being BEHIND on updating this!

2018 is BUSY

so far this 2017 year, Art Walks, National Paint-Outs, Artist Residency, Faculty Plein Air Magazine Plein Air Convention & Expo (2016 too), Best of Plein Air Exhibit with LPAPA...

The 2016-2017 SW FL season has wrapped up!

Coming still in 2017:

PAAC 21st Annual Exhibit at Mary Williams Fine Art Gallery in Bolder CO

and En Plein Air Texas too


In the news not so distant past:
Very honored to receive
1st Place
at VAC
with this plein air painting "Superiors Towers."
Two Paintings will be a part of the Plein Air Artist Colorado 20th National Exhibit: above and also "Pigtails And Lupine" at Mary Williams Fine Arts.
(more updates in the works as try to keep up with all the happening!)
It has been such a busy, fun, rewarding series of events:
... ok, this three year journey to grow as an artist to meet the next season in life has taken turns that I couldn't even of imagined.  February 2013 I purchased my FIRST ticket to  PACE being held in Monterrey CA. THAT - as it turns out, is only the beginning, and isn't it amazing... that leap of faith has led me to the next one.Thrilled to announce:
Karen Ann Hitt, faculty at PACE16 for Oil Painting Basics!  
Proceeding this update
A pretty big EVENT entered the picture,
married 3 May 2015 !
... USA working Honeymoon
May 17- October 25th journey
with Plein Air painting all along the way...
packed into our home on wheels and our continued travels in our 1st year of marriage.  The Honeymoon is never over because...
"The Journey Is Our Destination"
see shares at  blog
 Fresh Paintings here
The Plein Air Paintings
I am excited to share a NEW for downtown Venice:

You just may win a "Heart Of Venice Views" framed giclee or even An Original Hitt

Come see the USA right here on Ponce de Leon Ave as the paintings from the across the USA on display of the most recent travels cross country and local views too   

click image for printable map

during the artwalk season Karen Ann is running a very special drawing, in honor of being on the cover of the 12th Annual Historic Venice Visitors Map by the Buzz of Venice

you may win the Cover, An Original Hitt!

the Buzz of Venice

Superior Towers by Karen Ann Hitt  available at exhibit


2015 copyright Karen Ann Hitt

Purple Mountains Majesty Above Fields of Gold & The Ladies And The 1953 Golden Jubilee which received "Outstanding Landscape" award

available at the WPSE exhibit

sign up for a Karen Ann Hitt  paint station here
if you ever want to try your hand / brush at Plein Air (outdoor painting) this is a great opportunity.  ALL of your supplies are supplied, including a coach! Me! (and others too) for Two hour sessions available three times per day... first come first served.  Hope to see you out there en Plein Air!

held at the South West Gallery in Dallas Texas

Exhibit and Instruction Schedule

2/27/15 The One Woman Exhibit from 2013 Solo Journey "At That Moment..."

Painting Journey Map

honored to be sponsored by

paintings from the epic solo five month journey See Details of the show HERE

The exhibit see links

past event

Howard Mandville Gallery "23rd annual Small Works Exhibit" 2014

History of Events

(being updated- in the works)

• "Bartram Trail" Paintout
   Oct 6-10, 2009
   Fruit Cove/Switzerland, FL
Details about the Paintout"

History of Shows
• "Out & About Plein Air" Exhibit
   Mar 31-May 2, 2009
   Venice FL
• "Paint the Town" Paintout
    2008, 09,10,11,12,13,14
   Saint Petersburg & Bradenton, FL
• "Paint America"-Top 100 & Mini Top 50
   Apr 9-May 15, 2008
   Kolb Studio Gallery, Grand Canyon AZ
• "A New Season-Portraits & Landscapes"
   Mar 28-Apr 11, 2008
   Brickyard, Venice FL
• "Paint Out in Paradise" Paintout (POP)
   Feb 26-28, 2008
   Venice Art Center, Venice FL
• "Artist's Studio Tour"
   Feb 22-23, 2008
   Arts & Culture Alliance, Venice FL

Workshops/ Instruction: See Details