Artist Events

Gasconade County Plein Air
October 2023
Come enjoy the beautiful fall foliage as I paint in Owensville, Rosebud and surrounding areas in the county!

Paint Parkville, Missouri
October 6-14, 2023
Come join me as I paint the charm of historic Parkville, Missouri.

Fairfeild Fall Foliage Paint Out
September 26-30, 2023
Join me as I paint another of my favorite places full of small town charm and lovely people!

Albion Paint Out
September 25, 2023
This one day paint out is always a great way to explore Edwards County in paint!

Carmel on Canvas
September 15-17, 2023
Join me as I paint Carmel, Indiana, in the heart of the Arts District - and stop by All Things Carmel for the best gallery selection of my paintings in this region!

Marceline Paint Out
August 26, 2023
Enjoy the home of Disney on Main Street USA for a Wine Stroll and Plein Air Event!

LakesideWooden Boat Show/Plein Air Festival
Lakeside, Ohio
July 14-16, 2023
Absolutely my favorite place to paint on Lake Erie!  Come for the vintage charm, live entertainment and the Wet Paint Sale near the beach at the Lakeside Pavilion lawn!

Summit Art Plein Air at Crestview Dairy
June14-17, 2023
Join me for the sale and awards at the Dairy at 2:00 - many activities scheduled on Saturday!

Dean's Trophies - Downtown Lee's Summit Award

Country Club Bank Sponsor Award - Downtown Lee's Summit

Country Club Plaza Centennial Celebration Poster Artist
June 2023
Join me for the Unveiling of this Commemorative Poster on the Plaza from 2:00 to 5:00!  I will be signing these in person while supplies last!

Celebration 100 Years of the Plaza

Steelville Plein Air
June 5-10, 2023
Join me for one of my favorite plein air events in scenic river rafting country!  Will be showing daily work each day at the Community Center in Steelville!

Kick-N-K Sponsor Award Winner

Paint Van Buren County, Iowa
 May 24-27, 2023
Join me as I paint this idyllic countrside full of farms and small river towns!  Love the pastoral views in this part of the country!  Final Sale on Saturday at noon!

West Bottoms Inaugural Plein Air
May 19-20, 2023
Very first plein air event in the West Bottoms of Kansas City with three Special Quick Paints scheduled over the weekend!!

West Bottoms Historic Quick Paint Award Winner

West Bottoms Inaugural Quick Paint Award Winner

Powell Gardens Plein Air
May 13, 2023
Join me as I paint the blooms at lovely Powell, Gardens, Missouri.

Augusta Plein Air
April 20 - 29, 2023
Come join me in historic Missouri Wine Country for one of my favorite plein air events!  Over 100 artists participating - come watch us paint in the rolling hills of Augusta, and purchase artwork right off the easel!

Lake. Creek Winery Sponsor Award 2023

Premier Artists Awards

Tarpon Springs, Florida, Paint & Photo
February 6-10, 2023

Quick Paint Award Winner - Brooker Creek Preserve

Brooker Creek Painting Award

November 23, 2023 - Join the celebration as I paint the festivities plein air!

Estes Park YMCA of the Rockies Artist Residency!!
September 11-23, 2022
Come visit me as I paint the mountains of the YMCA of the Rockies! I'm honored and excited to be chosen for this very special residency. Scheduled each week are two ink drawing classes, a Meet and Greet, two demos at selected areas on location where questions are encouraged as I discuss my process.  Please see their calendar for times and sign-ups.  I can't wait to share the Rockies with you!

Door County Plein Air Workshop - July 23 - 30
Come paint the beautiful Door County Peninsula in small group setting, with special emphasis on a different concept each day.  Space is limited, and spots go fast - so please contact me here to save your spot!

Penn Valley Park Plein Air Event
May 5 - 13
more info here

Augusta Plein Air Festival - April 20 - 30
Come join me in historic Missouri Wine Country for one of my favorite plein air events!  Over 100 artists participating - come watch us paint in the rolling hills of Augusta, and purchase artwork right off the easel!
more info here

Urban + Abstract Show at Buttonwood Art Space - February 2 - April 28
Opening Reception - March 3, 5:00-9:00 @ 3013 Main St, Kansas City, MO

Summit Art Holiday Show
Come shop for that special painting during December at GotArt Gallery on 3rd Street in Lee's Summit, MO.  Santa will be there for the children - and I will be painting them on site!  Come join in the fun Dec. 3, 2016, 3:00-5:00

Independence Plein Air Show - Vivilor Gallery
Plein Air paintings from Thundering Oaks on display through Christmas

Red Oak II Plein Air Workshop - October 28, 29, 30
Learn plein air techniques in a small group at Red Oak II in Carthage, MO
contact me to reserve your spot

Bluffstrokes in Dubuque - October 9 - 15
more info here

Fairfield, Illinois Fall Foliage Paint Out - October 4 - 8
more info here

Augusta Harvest Festival  - September 15 - 18, 2016
Painting in missouri wine country in historic Augusta, Missouri - more info here
I am teaching a one day plein air workshop on Saturday, Sept.17 from 9:00-3:00 -  call Kathleen Krebs Turner at 636.228.4005 to register - space is limited

Marceline, Missouri OPA Paint Out - August 27, 2016
Homeplace of Walt Disney and Main Street, USA
Wine and Spirits Stroll in the evening

Daily Paintworks Feature Artist!  July 28 - August 4
See the interview here

Door County, Wisconsin Plein Air Event - July 25 - 29, 2016
Special workshop opportunity - space is limited!

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center - June 13 - August 2, 2016

Special Sale of plein air work at the Overland Park Arboretum - June 5, 2016 from 11:00 - 5:00
30 artists will be set up throughout the Arboretum for a special garden experience!

Stems Plein Air - May 20 - June 5, 2016
at the Overland Park, Kansas Arboretum - more info here

Penn Valley Plein Air - May 4th - 7th, 2016
Daily quick paints at the Penn Valley Park in Kansas City -  more info here

Augusta Plein Air Festival - April 21, 2016 to May 1, 2016
I never miss this event - it is my absolute favorite plein air location!!  more info here

MVIS 5th Annual Juried Art Show at the Albrecht Kemper Museum  - April - June 2016
MVIS Signature Status Awarded :)

April, May, June 2016 Showing at Lake Quivira Clubhouse, Kansas
Artist Reception on April 13th, 5:00 - 6:30
Artist Reception

February 2016 - Three Years of Daily Painting Exhibit - Got Art Gallery in Lee's Summit, MO

Fairfield Plein Air Event 2015

Carmel Plein Air Event 2015

Marceline OPA Paint Out - August 2015

Sunflower Festival 2015

Stems Plein Air Event May June 2015

Augusta Plein Air Festival - April 23 - May 2, 2015
This is my favorite plein air event of the season!  Come to Missouri wine country for the painting event you'll never forget!

New Harmony Plein Air - Indiana - April 15 - 18, 2015

Art Class openings this January!  Send me an email if you are interested, and I will send you the information.  Spots are limited, and future workshops will be scheduled.

Quintile's Exhibit - Now Showing - January, February, March 2015
On display - 18 Plein Air Paintings at Qunitile's in Overland Park, First and Second Floors

Church of the Nativity Solo Show - Two Years of Daily Painting
December 29, 2014 - March 5, 2015
48 paintings will be on display, two from each of the 24 months I have been painting daily.  Each painting has a description card directly from that day's post.
Located at 119th and Mission Rd in Overland Park, Kansas

Parkville in Art Plein Air Event - Oct. 10 - Oct. 19
I will be painting at various times and locations during this event, so please contact me for specifics.
Artist Reception Oct. 19 from 2:00 - 4:00 at American Legion Hall in Parkville
Art Sale/Live Auction - Nov. 13 from 6:00 - 9:00 at the National Golf Club of Kansas City in Parkville

Fairfield Paint Out - October 8, 9, 10, 11
Purchase Award
Purchase Award II

KCUMB - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Now Showing - 15 paintings in the new cafeteria space - October, November, December

Sunflower Artfest - Sept. 26, 27, 28
Friday - plein air event 8:00-1:00, Sunflower Art Exhibit - all weekend
Second Place - Sunflower Division

Best of Show - Sunflower Fest
Plein air

Brush Creek Art Walk - Sept. 12 - Sept. 15
I will be painting on location each day during this event.  Contact me to find out specifically where I am painting.  Opening Reception Oct. 7 from 5:00 - 8:00pm at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center in Kansas City, MO

City of Fountains Foundation Auction - Sept. 5 - Sept. 25
Paintings will be on display at the Buttonwood Art Space in Kansas City for this online auction fundraiser for the fountains.  Opening Reception at Buttonwood Sept. 5 from 5:00-8:00pm.

Door County Plein Air Event - July 20 - July 28
I will be painting all over the peninsula throughout the week, contact me to come watch me paint.  Dockside painting from 9:00am - 11:00am in Fish Creek on the 27th, Gala at the Peninsula School of Art at 5:00pm

May 23, 2014 - I will be painting from life at Five Petals floral shop at Jefferson and 3rd Street in old town Lee's Summit for Fourth Fridays from 5:00 - 8:00

Stems has started at the Overland Park Arboretum, Deanna Rose Farm and Downtown Overland Park - May 17th - June 1, 2014.  I will be painting at these locations throughout the event.  Juried Paintings on display at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center through July 14

Penn Valley Plein Air Fest - May 7 - 10
These paintings were created on location and are hanging at the Buttonwood Art Space through June 27th.  Opening Reception May 10 at 7:00pm

Augusta Plein Air Fest - April 23 - May 4
Check out the blog each day to find out where I'm painting - our schedule is crazy busy for this one!

What a surprise to be pictured in the Outdoor Painter Magazine in their article about Augusta Plein Air Fest - May 2014!

Check out this link to see my blog listed as one of Missouri's top blogs in the state!  "Snapshots of the Missouri Arts Blogophere" Feb. 2014 article.

 Now Showing - a special Invitational Art Show at the Parkville Frame Gallery.  I'd love to see you at the Opening Reception on April 19th from 6:00 - 8:00.  Come celebrate the arrival of spring with this special invitational!

Now Showing - Waldo Pizza Gallery in Lee's Summit, Missouri
January 2014 - March 2014 

Jesse James Farm MVIS Paint-Out on February 17, 2013 - a gorgeous day for painting!

Independence Square - Missouri Valley Impressionists Paint-Out February 2, 2013 - bundled up - it was cold in the shade of the courthouse!

Cedar Creek Paint-Out on November 30
Beautiful day for plein air painting!  How could we be so fortunate this late in the season?

Plein air painting in Parkeville - getting ready for the upcoming show.  I'm on the terrace of the wonderful Italian restaurant on the main drag - the smell of fresh garlic bread drove me crazy!

Reception on October 3rd, 2012 at the Pearson Hall, 400 E Mechanic in Harrisonville, for the Harrisonville Fine Arts Association 23rd Annual Art Exhibit at 7:00.  Come see area artists display their competition entries through October 6th.
"The Peaceful Portage", "Woodville Grain Elevator", and "Windows to the Soul" will be featured in this show.

Woodville Grain Elevator
Historic Award Winner
Windows to the Soul
Honorable Mention Award

The Peaceful Portage
Judge's Merit Award

Missouri Valley Impressionist Inaugural Juried Show - Sept 21 - Oct 19, 2012.  Openings on the Sept. 21 and Oct. 19 from 6:00-9:00 at the Kansas City Club

Brush Creek Art Walk Juried Show - August 23, 2012, Opening 5:00-7:00 at the UMKC Gallery of Art - Sunset Over the Plaza - Honorable Award of Distinction

Mist rises at an early morning paint as balloons lift off in the vineyards of Nobeleis Winery, April 2012.

Yes, I am painting at the edge of a cliff!

A little reward after our hard work.


  1. Dear Tammie, I am new here, so do not know if you received a note that I answered on the comment you write yesterday on my watercolor portret N11 /I call it Chokolate lady :)/...
    But I would like to be sure that you know how greatfull I am for your feedback
    and that I appreciate your opinion.
    That't why I write you here, in your blog.
    I hope to see soon your new paintings as they are very beautiful :)

    Have a very nice day,

    1. Thank you, Natalie! I did not get your other response, perhaps you needed to hit "publish"? Thank you for the kind words, it is fun to connect with artists on the other side of the world! I think Chocolate Lady is the perfect name for your painting :)

    2. Tammie, hopely I am back on your page, to see the Cedar :-)
      as I did not receive any notification, that you replied :(
      Well, the name of the watercolor is given by my friend, may be I will do always like this - as Magritte.
      Could you please tell me, how did you find my blog? and welcome any time back - I just upload a new watercolor /did not sleep, so go on drawing/

      Hope to heаr you again,

    3. hello, Tammie,
      I am back here,to tell you that I am glad to see your new message in my blog :)
      It seems to me, that I've found you in google+ as well, I left there a comment as I am impressed by the image: it is in the snow, but so warm!
      You say, that we could always challange on Leslie site on WE? I did not know... I'll be back than :)
      be happy,

  2. My friend shared about an art event that is going to organize by famous artists at event space nearby my area. Many famous artists will represent their art pieces there. I just love attending such shows. Very happy and excited to attend it.