In our first episode we meet Chris Kappmeier, an artist from New Jersey who works en plein air. He introduces us to Hoboken, his favorite source of inspiration, where he begins a painting of the Hoboken Daily News store... and ALMOST finishes.
ABOUT THE SERIES... Paint the Town is a pilot series featuring en plein air artist, Chris Kappmeier. Through Chris's work, we learn about art and the culture of the subjects he paints. This pilot series focuses on Chris's work in Hoboken. In the future the series will take us to different cities around the world relevent to Chris's art... Van Gogh's Amsterdam, Monet's Paris, Basquiat's New York and Haiti, and so on. We see each destination through Chris's art, his involvement with the community and his unique take on the world he sees.