LPAPA presents the 14th Annual “Best of Plein Air” Art Show from July 10 – 22: reception on July 14

LPAPA presents the
14th Annual “Best of Plein Air” Art Show
from July 10 - 22, with the Gallery Reception taking place on July 14 from 5 - 7 p.m. Awards will be given out at 6 p.m. The event takes place at Forest & Ocean Gallery, 480 Ocean Ave. Entry is free. 

Art and nature come together with all paintings created outdoors in plein air by regional, national and international artist members of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.

Five cash awards will be presented, with the 1st Place award-winning artist to receive a rare and highly coveted invitation to participate in the 2018 20th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational – considered to be the “powerhouse” of plein air painting invitationals.

LPAPA presents

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2017 1st Place Award winning painting “Wailua River” by LPAPA Artist Pierre Bouret

LPAPA offers its sincere thanks to distinguished jurors: LPAPA Founding Member Cynthia Britain, LPAPA Signature Artist Carl Bretzke, Forest & Ocean Gallery Owner & LPAPA Board Member Ludo Leideritz, and final Awards Judge Mr. Jean Stern, Associate Director of The University of California, Irvine Institute and Museum for California Art.

Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The gallery is closed on Mondays.

The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association presents juried art shows at its “LPAPA in Residence” gallery home located at Forest & Ocean Gallery in Laguna Beach. The gallery creates opportunities for regional, national and international Signature, Artist and Student Members to show their work in Laguna’s thriving historical art colony, and provides LPAPA with the opportunity for the nonprofit art organization to connect with its members, community, supporters and art lovers, to further its Mission.

Laguna Plein Air Artists are dedicated to painting the landscape,

preserving Laguna’s artistic legacy and promoting the plein air painting tradition.

For more information, visit www.lpapa.org.