Recent Forum Posts

  • Hello all, our group in Halton Hills has had a great season painting outdoors. Photographers get out of their car to take a photo but when plein airers get out the car we study the view for about 2 ho...  more
  • Two upcoming workshops, the first delivered by the founder of OPAS, Zan Barrage and the second by one of our more active and experienced members, Sam Paonessa.
    Monday, September 17, 9am-12pmPetro...  more
  • Welcome, Mo!
  • Toronto area.
  • Hi Mo
    Where do you live?   Doug in Ottawa
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Welcome to the website of the Ontario Plein Air Society (OPAS)

If you are a plein air artist practicing in Ontario, then you should be a member of OPAS. OPAS is the one central organizing body for plein air artists in this province. By joining and participating, you help raise the profile of plein air painting in Ontario and beyond.

This site allows you as a member to post paint-outs, events, competitions and, of course, your own work for all to see.

It's easy to join. Click the join link to the left and fill in the forms that follow. Membership is $30 per year.

Non-artists are welcome to browse through the art in this site. There a a large number of very accomplished artists here who regularily sell their art to the public. 

Photos of Members' Paintings

Recent Forum Posts

  • Hello all, our group in Halton Hills has had a great season painting outdoors. Photographers get out of their car to take a photo but when plein airers get out the car we study the view for about 2 ho...  more
  • Two upcoming workshops, the first delivered by the founder of OPAS, Zan Barrage and the second by one of our more active and experienced members, Sam Paonessa.
    Monday, September 17, 9am-12pmPetro...  more
  • Welcome, Mo!
  • Toronto area.
  • Hi Mo
    Where do you live?   Doug in Ottawa
View All

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