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Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational

  • Festival of the Arts 1899, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd Laguna Beach CA USA (map)

20th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational

October 6 – 14, 2018
Collectors Gala – Saturday October 13th, 2018

This year’s Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational features 50 of the nation’s top award winning plein air artists who are dedicated to painting the landscape and preserving Laguna’s plein air painting legacy and tradition. During the 9-day plein air painting festival, the invited artists will paint in and around Laguna Beach and the surrounding communities, coastlines, and canyons. There will be several opportunities to purchase original artwork created at the numerous events throughout the week, with the artists submitting what they consider to be their best three paintings for the awards judging. The artists are competing for more than $30,000 in cash and prizes that includes the coveted $10,000 “Best in Show”. Award winners to be announced during Saturday’s Collectors Gala.

Earlier Event: September 10
Sonoma Plein Air 16 year Anniversary
Later Event: October 21
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