You, a few friends, a canvas, some paint, and the moment.
Come outside and paint.

Mick McGinty  - Overcast Superstitions

Mick McGinty - Overcast Superstitions


The Arizona Plein Air Painters (APAP) is a state-wide fellowship of artists who are dedicated to practicing and promoting the tradition of plein air painting. We work to artistically document and cherish the incomparable Arizona landscape while enjoying each other's company and the great outdoors.

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Edward Sprafkin  - Salt River Morning In Progress

Edward Sprafkin - Salt River Morning In Progress

paint outs

Paint Outs are the lifeblood of Arizona Plein Air Painters. They provide the opportunity for members to get together and paint. Check the Events Calendar to find one near you!