Plein Air Painting Workshop in Valparaiso

Study for two days with Michael Chesley Johnson on May 1st and 2nd, in this outdoor painting workshop. Michael Chesley Johnson is a plein air painter working in the American Southwest, coastal Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. He has been an Invited Artist at the Sedona Plein Air Festival for the past 6 years (2006-2011) and in 2011 also participated in the Plein Air Southwest, Grand Canyon National Park and Zion National Park invitationals. In 2012, he was an Invited Artist for both Plein Air Magazine’s Plein Air Expo & Convention and again for the Grand Canyon event.

Additionally, he is a Contributing Editor for The Artist’s Magazine and a frequent contributor to Pastel Journal. He also specializes in teaching small-size plein air painting workshops for all levels of painter and has many books and instructional videos available. For more on Michael, see his main web site:

Two-day workshop at the Art Barn in Valparaiso. Includes lunch All Levels, All Media.

Price: $215

Contact: The Art Barn School of Art,, 219-462-9009,