2022 Plein Air Art Walk

You’re invited to experience art along the trail, an event benefitting Mohonk Preserve, Roost Studios and participating artists.

Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm (rain date June 12)
Mohonk Preserve Testimonial Gateway Trailhead
35 Route 299
New Paltz, NY 12561

Experience nature and art as you stroll along the Pin Oak Allee observing artists as they transform blank canvasses into captivating works of art. Sit on a bench under the shade from century old pin oak trees while you enjoy the sounds of nature. Take in the beauty of Mohonk Preserve’s foothills while you slow down from the speed of everyday life.

About the Event:

Mohonk Preserve and Roost Studios are collaborating again on the third Plein Air Art Walk and Auction, an inspirational project connecting land, art and community. Each piece of art will be created either at Mohonk Preserve’s Testimonial Gateway Trailhead or on other parts of the Preserve in advance of June 11.

More than thirty artists will participate in the 2022 Art Along the Trail event. Click here to read their artist statements.

Completed art will be photographed and included in an online auction ending Friday, June 17. Proceeds from the auction will benefit participating artists, Mohonk Preserve and Roost Studios.

Photo by Andrea MacScott
Participating artists:
  • Elisabeth Barnett
  • Alex Canelos
  • Linda Champanier
  • Cathy Copeland
  • Minh Doan
  • Aliza Driller
  • Staats Fasoldt
  • Carl Grauer
  • Lindsey Guile
  • Barbara Holt
  • Pam Krimsky
  • Elaine Langer
  • Kirsten McAllister
  • Chrissy Pahucki
  • Artie Raphael
  • Mitchell Saler
  • Dan Shornstein
  • Jerry Teters
  • Marianne Tully
  • Marlene Wiedenbaum
Photo by Andrea MacScott

The artists listed below will be creating their art on Mohonk Preserve in the weeks leading up to the June 11th event. Visitors to the Preserve may encounter these artists randomly at other Mohonk Preserve trailheads. These artists will have their work included in the online auction as well.

Artists participating in advance:
  • Mira Fink
  • Stacie Flint
  • Lynne Friedman
  • Tarryl Gabel
  • Katherine Gray
  • Emeline Hastings
  • David Holt
  • Ward Lamb
  • Michael Lokensgaard
  • Laura Martinez-Bianco
  • Adrienne Mierzwa
  • Lynda Pyka
Important notes on bidding:

The auction is scheduled to end at 9 pm EDT on Friday, June 17 but will be extended by two minutes each time a bid is received after 9 pm. This is done so that if you are actively bidding on an item you will always have a chance to place the final winning bid. Winning bidders will be required to pay the additional credit card processing fees so that all money raised will benefit the participating non-profits. Click here to sign up for the auction.

Item pickup:

Winning bidder must arrange to pick up artwork at Mohonk Preserve’s Visitor Center after the auction ends. Art may be shipped for an additional fee. Please contact Tom Leader at tleader@mohonkpreserve.org to arrange for item pickup or shipping.

Highlights from the 2021 Plein Air Art Walk

Highlights from the 2020 Plein Air Art Walk

Banner photo by Andrea MacScott