Both novice and experts alike are invited to capture the iconic images of the California State Fair! Come create a painting “en Plein Aire” – a French term literally translated as “In Open Air.”
Top three paintings at the end of the weekend will be awarded first, second and third place cash prizes and displayed for the duration of the Fair.
This contest is open to California residents, adults and those who have reached 13 years of age as of January 1, 2022.
Paint Out Weekend: July 23 – 24, 2022
|April 1, 2022||Entries Open registration online|
|July 6, 2022||Plein Air Entry Close online at 11:59 PM & entry fees must be paid|
|July 23-24, 2022||Painting is done around the fair grounds|
|July 24, 2022||Completed paintings submitted to building #7 by 4 pm|
|July 24, 2022||Judging & Award 6:00 pm|
|July 24, 2022 or August 8, 2022||Plein Air Artwork can be picked up|
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