Our Festival

PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER INVITES LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS TO JOIN IN THE FUN OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST OUTDOOR PAINTING FESTIVAL.

The 2022 festival dates are the long weekend of 24, 25 and 26 September, with additional pre-festival workshops and activities – all designed to celebrate the art of painting outdoors.

Plein Air Down Under will be held around Mandurah’s town centre, cultural precinct and the historic town of Pinjarra.

Focussing on outdoor and evening paint-outs, the event presents feature artists, over $8,000 in awards and prizes, workshops, youth involvement, demonstrations and an exhibition of plein air paintings.

Your Artist Registration includes:

  • Access to paint at all festival paint outs
  • Eligibility for awards and prize money, over $8,000
  • Exhibition and selling opportunities in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Registration for the two hour Quick Draw Painting Competition

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We love reading about our artists and their successes. Andy Dolphin is a three time winner of Plein Air Down Under AND is on board this year as a Guest Artist with a Drawing for Plein Air workshop.Congratulations Andy.Read Andy's article in the link below, pages 6 - 10.Five pages, now that's impressive! ... See MoreSee Less
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NEW WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENTPLEIN AIR DRAWING with Andy DolphinDrawing is the foundation of visual art and is easier than you think.Join award-winning artist Andy Dolphin for this half-day workshop covering the basics of sketching, en plein air. Topics covered include simplifying the landscape, handling perspective and finding successful compositions through tonal thumbnails. WHEN Thursday September 22, 12.30 pm – 4pmWHERE Mandurah CBD, exact location to be confirmedFull details, and to register:www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=937407& ... See MoreSee Less
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While you are in Mandurah for Plein Air Down Under, visit Dolphin Quay. Just one of the many Peel Region's attractions. ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact

Postal Address
P.O Box 788
30-32 Pinjarra Road
Western Australia
Australia, 6210
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