Plein Air Painting Returns to Phillips’ Mill

Reported on Monday, June 10, 2024. 

Pictured Above:  Artist and instructor, Christopher Monteiro.  Photo Credit: Contributed.

Newsroom Post:  NEW HOPE, PA

The Plein Air Painting Classes Start June 13 and Will Run Every Other Thursday Through August 22nd

New Hope, PA – Plein air painting returns to Phillips’ Mill this summer with seasoned artist Christopher Monteiro. Monteiro will lead artists of all skill levels in many media on the beautiful grounds of the Mill by Primrose Creek. He will provide demos as well as individual guidance throughout each session. Artists may choose to attend all or selected sessions offered every other Thursday, June 13 through August 22 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Monteiro is a graduate of School of Visual Arts, New York Institute of Advertising and Pan American Art School where he later taught courses in Graphic Design and Fine Arts. He’s enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a commercial artist and instructor, spanning several decades in the fields of Graphic and Advertising Design, Illustration, and Fine Arts.

Over the past few years, Monteiro has been teaching classes locally in oil, acrylics, watercolor, mixed media, and pen and ink. Visit his website to see his work at

Participants are expected to bring their own supplies, including an easel, a chair, and water. Each session is $18 for members of Phillips’ Mill Community Association, $25 for non-members. Phillips’ Mill welcomes new members. To join and enjoy this membership discount, visit Drop ins welcome. You may pay at the Mill when you arrive.

Questions? Email or call 215-862-0582.  Phillips’ Mill Community Association is located at 2619 River Road, just north of New Hope on Route 32.

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