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Plein Air at the Fair Contest

Both novice and expert painters are invited to come out with an easel and paints to carry on the tradition of painting “en Plein Aire” – a French term literally translated as “In Open Air.”  What better place for a “paint out” than capturing the iconic images of the California State Fair!

Paint Out Weekend: Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23

Top three paintings at the end of the weekend will be awarded first, second and third place cash prizes. Must be a California resident 18 years of age or older.

2017 Competition Resources:
2017 California Fine Art Competition Handbook

California Fine Art Results Archive