June 22-25, 2016
Studio One – Big Sur
The Village Shops, Big Sur, CA
The 2nd Annual Big Sur Plein Air Celebration
Call to Artists | Plein Air Preview Show | Wet Paint Reception | Plein Air Select Show | The Amazing Paintout
Plein Air Competition, Call to Artists –
Big Sur is one of the most beautiful places to paint in the world. Join us for three days of Plein Air painting, and bring the amazing locations of Big Sur to life on your canvas. This competition is open to painters in any medium. Painting activities will include,
- access to unique Big Sur painting locations,
- show work in the 3-day artists’ preview show at Studio One,
- refreshments and relaxation at Studio One through out the competition,
- show work in the Wet Paint Reception on Saturday, June 25,
- prize categories, judges choice, peoples choice, and best “alternative medium”.
Selection for participation in the Big Sur Plein Air Competition is open plein air painters in all media. All participant must be current members of MBPAPA, or must join MBPAPA upon acceptance into the Plein Air Competion.
Plein Air Preview Show –
Wet Paint Reception –
On Saturday, June 25th, all participating artists will show up to three paintings at Studio One for our “Wet Paint Reception”. There will be a framing studio available, and a place to change after a few days of out-door painting. To be included in the show, paintings must be delivered to Studio One framed and ready for hanging by 2 pm.
The reception will open to the public at 4 pm, and prizes will be awarded between 4 and 5 pm.
All prize winners and honorable mentions will be invited to show work in the Plein Air Select Show from June 25th to July 10th.