B. Eric Rhoads

2017 Paint the Town Plein Air Judge


Keynote Speaker: Saturday April, 1 at 4PM
Today’s Plein Air Movement and How Artist and Collectors can Benefit

Eric Rhoads is a career entrepreneur, with 30 years of launching companies and media brands, creating startups, and building businesses, including over 40 years’ experience in the radio broadcasting field, 25 years in the publishing business, and a decade in the art industry. Rhoads serves as chairman of the board of Streamline Publishing, Inc., a company he founded in 1986.

Streamline launched its first art magazine in 2006 and today publishes Fine Art Connoisseur and PleinAir magazines and multiple websites and e-newsletters. The company also previously published Artist Advocate. Additionally, Streamline produces the annual Plein Air Convention, a gathering of outdoor artists; the Publisher’s Invitational and Paint Russia!, both events for painters; the annual Art Cruise; and the PleinAir Salon art competition. It also publishes the OutdoorPainter.com website and the PleinAir Today and Fine Art Today newsletters. The company also has a video division, Streamline Art Video, which creates “how to” artist videos and recently released the best-selling Eric Rhoads’ Art Marketing Boot Camp video.

HLCA is proud to have Mr. Rhoads as this year’s Judge for Paint The Town.