Painters take to the streets to capture the charm of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Every Sunday morning, rain or snow, local artists are out painting the town.

The group known as Kansas City Plein Air Coterie, or KC PAC, has been doing this for the past two years.

This Sunday, we met up with some of the painters for their 104th session of plein air painting.

They capture the charm of Kansas City with each brush stroke – creating hundreds of works.

The group meets up each Sunday for breakfast, and then heads to a location to paint for about two hours.

The challenge, however, is working outside during some extreme conditions. “Water-based media freezes for about a quarter of the year,” said KC PAC founder Kelly Clark. “We just power through and make paintings that freeze.”

There are currently over 300 pieces on display at the Greenlease Gallery, on the Rockhurt campus.

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