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.