Sam Paonessa is a graduate from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto.  He worked as a professional artist, illustrator and art director for over 30 years with Hallmark Cards Canada creating artwork for greeting cards, calendars, ornaments and a wide variety of products.
Sam is an award winning artist who also paints plein air landscapes having painted across North America, Italy and Morocco.  An active member of the Ontario Society of Artists he has been also sharing his valuable experience by conducting demonstrations and painting workshops for numerous art groups in the GTA and southern Ontario.


Enjoy a day of plein air painting the Cavan countryside with professional artist Sam Paonessa. Learn to capture the essence and beauty of the autumn landscape.

Sam will inspire and help improve your painting skills whether a beginner, intermediate or advanced level. Some painting experience is recommended. Material list will be provided and artists may use acrylic, oil or watercolour. Participants should come prepared for the weather and be able to navigate moderately challenging terrain.

Time- 9:30 – 4PM
Critique- approx. from 3:30 – 4 PM


Fee:  $75      Payment Button is located under the Menu Tab - "Rules".                  

Sam Paonessa, Featured Artist
Plein Air Workshop

September 28th, 2017- 9:30 - 4:00