Paint Oglebay Plein Art

The 6th Annual Paint Oglebay Plein Art event seemed like a nice way to meet local artists and hang out in Oglebay Park. Even with the three days of rain, there was a nice turn out of artists.

Josie and I drove around to find a good spot and we ended up at the stables. In response to the relentless inclement weather, my problem solving skills came out in full force. One umbrella, one bungee cord and one weathered fence. GO!
The waterproof boots and raincoat were a good call.

here’s the fruit of all that water-soluble labor:

After all that fun we moseyed to a new spot and put the bungee cords to good use again.

Who says I’m not an engineer?

and here’s the final product (that ended up being sold!):


About mitchcollective

MITCH Collective is a community-driven catalyst promoting creativity in the Ohio Valley. MITCH Collective enriches Martins Ferry, Ohio and nearby towns by: -inviting artists, writers, and musicians to experience the beauty and creative potential of the area while creating new work and interacting with local residents through the residency program. -inspiring a historically economically depressed area by teaching new skills and ideas that will help foster new problem solving approaches for challenges that face the community. -collaborating with nonprofit and municipal organizations in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania to bring innovative, interdisciplinary projects to life. Facilities include printmaking, screen printing, sewing, quilting, and bookbinding. Visit for more information.
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One Response to Paint Oglebay Plein Art

  1. I loved that you maintained your smile throughout the rainy day and a sale…bravo!

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