2017 Judge Sara Linda Poly


Announcing the 2017 Finger Lakes Plein Air Judge!Sara Linda Poly

Meet Sara Linda Poly, our judge for the Sixth Annual Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition in 2017!

Sara Linda Poly grew up in the Philadelphia area, attending classes at the Philadelphia College of Art.  Further education includes Montgomery College of Art and Design in Maryland and Northern VA Community College, and various studies with local and national artists. Sara’s experience includes owning an illustration and design business, and working as the assistant gallery director and instructor at the Art League Galley, in Alexandria, VA.

Enchantment_oil_ 30x40 saralindapoly available Principle GalleryKnown for her light, skies and landscapes, Sara has been the winner of numerous awards (Including the Grand Prize at Plein Air Easton 2016)  and a participant in many regional and national shows and plein air competitions.  Feature articles include International Artist Magazine and Plein Air Magazine.

Origin 20x20 Grand Prize PAE 2016 saralindapoly soldThe artist has spent many years living, traveling and teaching around the US, Europe and Mexico and teaches classes and workshops locally and internationally.   Memberships include:  The Oil Painters of America, The Washington Society of Landscape Painters, and The Salmagundi Club, NYC. To discover more about the 2017 Finger Lakes Plein Air Judge, Sara Linda Poly, visit her website at saralindapolystudio.com.

Plein Air Easton Sara Linda PolySara Linda Poly shares …

      “I have always been at home under the open sky.  Trying to capture the beauty and mystery of nature with paint is a joy like no other…it is like coming home.”

Sara Linda Poly will be offering “Light in the Landscape”  a workshop on Monday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 13th. This workshop will cover composition and design, choosing subject matter, how to use light and shadow, color, and atmospheric perspective to show distance, as well as new ideas for paint application. Demos, critiques and lots of personal attention are included. All levels welcome!

For more information and to register for Sara Linda Poly’s workshop, CLICK HERE.