This year’s Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational features 50 of the nation’s top award winning plein air artists who are dedicated to painting the landscape and preserving Laguna’s plein air painting legacy and tradition. During the 9-day plein air art festival, the invited artists will paint in and around Laguna Beach and the surrounding communities, coastlines, and canyons. There will be opportunities to purchase original artwork created during several events throughout the week, with the artists submitting what they consider to be their best three paintings for the awards judging. The artists are competing for more than $40,000 in cash and prizes that includes the coveted $10,000 “Best in Show”. Award winners to be announced during Saturday’s Collectors Gala.
Click on the images below to learn more about each individual Artist; click on this link for a pdf of the 2018 Laguna Plein Air Invitational Artists