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Master Presentation featuring Russell Jewell Watercolor Painting Demonstration

  • 206 Upland Road Decatur, GA, 30030 United States (map)

Masters Presentations are presented by FRIENDS of Olmsted Plein Air, an active base of supporters and collectors who strive for the sustainability. 

Rusty will paint live during the evening and share multiple, physical and visual problem-solving approaches that can be applied to any painting in any medium. Jewell will share you how to see into the future of your painting before you paint it, thus, allowing you to see the target painting you desire and the confidence to go for it.

At the conclusion, the demo painting created will be available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit the Olmsted Plein Air.

Additional paintings will be available for viewing and purchase.

Members of FRIENDS of Olmsted Plein Air are complimentary and may RSVP at

Additional paintings will be on display and available for purchase.

General Admission is $30 and on a space available basis. Tickets on sale now. 

 Russell Jewell participated in both the inaugural 2015 and 2018 Olmsted Plein Air Invitational. This past spring, Jewell’s painting, “View From Mary Mac’s” was purchased by the Cherokee Twon Club’s Art Endowment Committee and hangs in their noted art collection.  

In just the past 5 years Jewell has won 15 national plein air awards in only 9 plein air competitions, two of which were Best of Show. In June 2018 Jewell won Best Quick Draw and Artist Choice Award in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. In 2017 Jewesll won the distinguished Artists’ Choice Award at Easton Plein Air. In 2016 Jewell won the John Singer Sargent Award with the Transparent Watercolor Society of which, along with the National Watercolor Society, he is a signature member.

To learn more about Russell Jewell and his work visit