Troy Kilgore

Collage of Troy Kilgore's paintings

Troy Kilgore Projects

Pack Your Bag for Plein Air Painting

See some of Troy’s favorite tools for plein air painting in action and get tips that you can use in your own practice. Discover how he packs for on-the-go creativity and check out the lightweight equipment that lets him get right to work. Plus, learn why Utrecht Artists’ Oil Colors are Troy’s preferred medium and shop the essentials he uses to create his vivid landscapes and cityscapes.


Favorite Art Supplies

About the Artist

Troy Kilgore painting plein air

Troy Kilgore is an award-winning oil painter known for his vivid plein air landscapes. Prior to becoming a professional artist in 2002, he held illustration and design positions in advertising and the greeting card industry. Troy has participated in some of the largest and most prestigious plein air events in the country and his work has been acquired by collectors throughout the world. He has lived in Bloomington, Indiana, for the last 30 years.

Check out Troy’s work at and explore his tutorials on his YouTube channel.