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Applications are now available for the

Fifth Annual


A Plein Air Festival * September 18-24, 2017 

Application Deadline: August 11, 2017

Early registration is encouraged. Registration is first come,

first served. Space may fill before the deadline.

Mendocino Art Center 

45200 Little Lake Street

P.O. Box 765, Mendocino, CA 95460

707.937.5818 · Toll Free 800.653.3328

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North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open

The event will take place Tuesday, September 5 - Sunday, September 10, 2017

Early registration cost is $85 per artist for applications submitted before April 1, 2017

Commission to artists is 70%

Application & Schedule at NorthTahoeArts.com

North Tahoe Arts invites artists of all levels to gather and paint the breathtaking scenery of North Lake Tahoe "en plein air," in the open air. The North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open takes place September 5-10, 2017 with organized paint-outs and painting demonstration, juried competition and awards and public exhibit during the Autumn Food & Wine Festival and the Farmer's Market Quick Draw Competition. Deadline to apply with early registration fee of $85 is April 1, 2017. Late registration is open until May 1, 2017 with a $100 application fee. Commission to NTA on all art sales is 30%. Applications and event details and schedule can be found at northtahoearts.com. 

North Lake Tahoe Plein Air Open artists will display the artwork they created throughout the week for sale at a public exhibit during the 32nd annual Autumn Food & Wine Festival at Northstar California Resort on September 9 & 10, 2107. Recognized as the premier gourmet food, wine, beer & spirits festival in Northern California, Autumn Food and Wine was voted one of the top 10 food festivals in the country by USA Today. The main competition prizes will be awarded at the festival the morning of September 9 with voting for the People’s Choice and Artists Choice award taking place throughout the day. 

For more information please visit:  northtahoearts.com  or email:  pleinair@northtahoearts.com