Plein Air Festival 2012
Plein Air Festival 2012 // Plein Air Festival 2012
Oct 1 - Oct 7
Overview // The nation’s top plein air artists are selected to venture outdoors to paint the unspoiled landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes of San Luis Obispo County—one of the most picturesque areas on the California Central Coast. Come discover the talent and techniques behind this exciting art phenomenon called plein air. Watch over the shoulder of a world-class artist while a painting comes to life before your eyes. Wander the lovely back roads and find artists capturing a scenic vista on canvas. Share the anticipation of being the first to view the juried exhibition on Friday night. Experience the excitement of the Quick Draw on Saturday morning when the artists have two hours to create a painting in the charming, creekside, historic downtown area near the Museum of Art. Watch the wet-and-wild live auction of the Quick Draw painting in the Mission Plaza amphitheater Saturday afternoon.
Details // Monday, October 1 - Sunday, October 7