carol-arnold-cape-ann-plein-air-copyright-kim-smithIf you see one of our visiting artists painting in a public location, say hello and welcome them to Cape Ann. The artists will be here through Sunday. Listen to Sunday’s podcast to learn more about Cape Ann Plein Air event and visit their facebook page here for the most up to date information as well as information about all the fantastic events associated with the festival. Today, Carol Arnold and Tony Connor were both painting in our neighborhood!

About Carol

Carol was first inspired to become a painter when as a child she became fascinated by the plein air painters her family encountered on vacations in seaside Gloucester, Massachusetts. After graduating from Vesper George School of art in Boston, Arnold spent several years working in the commercial art field before turning her attention fully to fine art painting. She is currently a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters located in Putney, Vermont. Arnold’s work, executed primarily from life, has been steadily winning recognition, including taking the First Honor award at the Inspiring Figures Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art in October of 2010. She won an Honorable Mention at the Portrait Society of America’s Members only competition in December of 2010, in April of 2011 she was awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition and another Certificate of Excellence award in May of 2012. To see more of Carol’s work, visit her website at

Recent achievements:

2016   First prize at the Laumeister Fine Art competition at the Bennington Center for the Arts.

2013    Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence at the American Women Artists National Juried Competition


One comment

  • Oh the views and memories great music to this also Rod Stewart!🙂 Dave & Kim🙂

    Know this one right!!!:-) Oct 2014 shot too!🙂 Eagle eye view!

    Drone Video: Flood Tide (Cut Bridge and Annisquam River)

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