Call for Artwork Entries for the 18th Annual “Best of Plein Air” Juried Art Show
A celebration of paintings by LPAPA Members created outdoors “en plein aire”!
Click to view the full prospectus or to submit artwork: OnlineJuriedShows.com
or click to view/download/print: PDF for 18th Annual Best of Plein Air Show Prospectus
Show Overview & Timeline: (All times shown are Pacific Time)
Deadline to submit artwork online: Monday, February 7, 2022 (by 11:59PM)
Notifications emailed to accepted Artists: on or before Monday, February 14, 2022
Shipped Artwork Delivery: Needs to arrive at the LPAPA Gallery by 1PM Tuesday, March 1st
Hand-carried Artwork Delivery: Gallery open for delivery Tuesday, March 1st, 10AM – 1PM
Online Virtual Gallery Exhibition & Sale (Finalists): February 28 through April 4, 2022
Expanded Online Exhibition & Sale (Semi-Finalists): February 28 through April 4, 2022
Online Gallery Preview & Auction: 10AM Monday, Feb 28th to 8PM Thursday, March 3rd
Physical Gallery Show & Sale (Finalists): Thursday, March 3rd thru Monday, April 4th
Gallery Reception: Thursday, March 3, 2022, 6PM – 9PM (awards 7PM)*
Pick Up of Unsold Artwork at the Gallery: Tuesday, April 5th, 10AM – 1PM**
*Gallery awards presentation will be live-streamed on Facebook
**Artists may also arrange for return shipping
The entry fee is $35 for the first 2 paintings submitted. All submitting LPAPA Signature, Artist or Student Members will receive a $5 LPAPA Loyalty Reward credited to their LPAPA-Portal.org account at the end of the show.
Award Winners: (cash award winners to be announced on March 3, 2022). The 1st Place award-winning artist will also receive a coveted “golden ticket” invitation to participate in LPAPA’s 24th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, October 1 – 9, 2022. See the prospectus for details.
The LPAPA Gallery is located at 414 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11AM to 5PM (First Thursday Art Walk gallery reception 6PM to 9PM). The Online Preview Auction referenced above will open at 80% of the full retail price for the painting with $10 bid increments. The preview auction includes a “buy now” option at the full retail price. Unless other arrangements are made through LPAPA, paintings sold through the Auction and through the Gallery will be shipped or available for pick up after the gallery show ends. Paintings sold through the expanded online exhibition of the semi-finalist paintings will be shipped by the artist.
Proceeds generated through the sale of artwork benefit the participating artists and nonprofit Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA). LPAPA’s mission is dedicated to painting the landscape, preserving Laguna’s artistic legacy, and promoting the plein air painting tradition. LPAPA strives to enhance the livelihood of its artist members through education and opportunity, and inspire the next generation of plein air painters to continue the tradition!
Join LPAPA, be part of the legacy and tradition!
For information about becoming a LPAPA Member, click here: Join LPAPA
*Images above represent the 2021 award-winning paintings; click here for details
To view past show winners visit LPAPA’s Award Winners Archive Gallery
For inquiries, please contact LPAPA at 949-376-3635 or email@example.com