Congratulations to John Pototschnik

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Congratulations to John Pototschnik

April 16, 2013

ARC Associate Living Master ™ John Pototschnik recently won "Best of Show" in the Plein Air Southwest Salon. About the award, Pototschnik said the following:
"What can I say? While attending the opening reception of the Outdoor Painters Society Plein Air Southwest Salon 2013, held at Southwest Gallery in Dallas, I learned one of my paintings was selected "Best of Show".
"Left Behind" actually began as a larger painting but was cut down to improve the composition. Painted in one six-hour session, on-site, few refinements were needed back in the studio. Originally titled "Beside a Fallen Giant", the new title popped into my mind while laying in bed two nights before the show...better expressing the story I felt while creating the piece."

The French term en plein air means "in the open air," but it's come to represent the art of painting outdoors on location.

To read more about the show and the award, click here.