Maria Boisvert came to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition from her home in San Jose, CA. Her piece, Garrapata was selected for Honorable Mention.
Big Sur Plein Air Competition Lilli-Anne Price – Salinas, CA First Place Winner! During the Inaugural Big Sur Plein Air Competition, Lilli-Anne painted these two beautiful oil paintings on Big Sur’s South Coast. Using a palette knife, vibrant color, and a stunning subject, Price captured the essential beauty of Big Sur’s rugged coast.
Coraly Hanson came to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition from Santa Cruz. Her palette was sensitive to the changing, over-cast light of the weekend of the Big Sur Plein Air Competition. Her technique was impeccable, and her work ethic obvious, as she arrived on Saturday with three fully realized Plein Air paintings.
Cyndra Bradford shows her work in Carmel at her own “Gallerie Plein Air” on Dolores Street. She is also an artist member of Carmel Art Association. Here expressive work with palette knife, and vibrant color makes for beautiful paintings. Cyndra painting, Seven Palms, was voted Second Place in the Inaugural Big Sur Plein Air Competition. […]
Dale Diesel is a long time resident of Big Sur. His work can be seen at the Darn Glad to be Here Gallery in the Village Shops, in Big Sur, California. These pieces were submitted to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition.
Catherine Martin is a resident of Carmel By The Sea. She took part and entered two works in the Big Sur Plein Art Competition. “Kate” received an Honorable Mention for her painting; Morning at Pfeiffer Beach.
Seema Christie lives in Big Sur California. She is also a Body Worker and Teacher at Esalen Institute. Seema received Honorable Mentions for both paintings of the paintings that she entered into the Big Sur Plein Air Competition.
Mark Monsarrat came to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition from San Francisco. Both his submissions were selected for Honorable Mention.
Caroline Mitchel is a plein air painter in Carmel Valley, California. Her piece, China Cove Caves was selected for Honorable Mention in the Inaugural Big Sur Plein Air Competition.
Rhett Regina Owings came to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition from Turlock, California. Her piece, “Little Sur River Outlet” was selected for an Honorable Mention.
Yolanda Gurries lives on the North Coast of Big Sur.
Sibyl Johnson works our of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Both her submitted pieces were selected for Honorable Mention at the Inaugural Big Sur Plein Air Competition.
Mitsi Shine came to Big Sur from Morgan Hill. Both watercolor pieces she submitted to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition were selected for Honorable Mention
Julia Munger Seelos comes to the Big Sur Plein Air Competition from Redwood City, California. She has won numerous awards as a Plein Air painter, and is a founding member of MBPAPA, co-sponsor this Plein Air event.