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Kevin Macpherson, Artist

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July 2023

Kevin Macpherson is a master of the art of painting outdoors directly from nature, en plein air. He is intent as a painter is to capture the light that infuses every scene. Besides an accomplished painter, Kevin is a gifted writer and published author as well as a teacher, juror and guest lecturer. He is regarded as a master mentor, a reputation well earned by years of teaching international workshops and giving personal guidance to many aspiring artists. Kevin Macpherson is a Signature and Founding Member and served as the First President of the Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA), a California Art Club (CAC) Master Artist, an American Impressionist Society (AIS) Master Artist, an International Plein Air Painters (IPAP) Master Signature Artist and an Oil Painters of America (OPA) Master. He has authored four books, Reflections on a Pond, Fill Your Oil Paintings With Light and Color, Landscape Painting-Inside and Out and Conservations With Nature: Oil Painting in the Tradition of Plein Air. Kevin’s technique is demonstrated on videos and has been on nationwide American Public Television with a 13-part series, “Passport and Palette”, Following the Master Artists on an Artistic Expedition of the World. Kevin has started a nonprofit foundation for teaching art to underprivileged children called