EARLY BIRD NOW OPEN REGISTRATIONS

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 2021 festival dates are the long weekend of 25, 26 and 27 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
What is plein air painting?

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What colours do you use on your palette? How do you set it up? To impasto, or not impasto...In this short video, Leon Holmes artist talks about his colour palette, preferred oil paints and some techniques you will find useful. ... See MoreSee Less
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Plein Air Down Under
This year's outdoor painting festival has over $8,000 in awards and prizes and all artists registered to paint are eligible. Come and join the fun - three days of plein air painting, demonstrations, exhibitions, feature artists, awards & prizes.Early Bird Registrations are now open at: pleinairdownunder.com/Image: Hon David Templeman MLA and Xanthe Turner, winner of the Quick Draw Youth Award, 2020.Photo by Brian Osborne Photography ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Plein Air Down Under
EARLY BIRD ARTIST REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPENYour $45 artist registration incudes:- Access to paint at all festival paint outs, over 3 days- Eligibility for $8,000+ in awards and prize money- Exhibition and selling opportunities in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre- Registration for the two hour Quick Draw Painting Competition- Eligibility for Feature Artist Masterclass WorkshopsRegister at: www.pleinairdownunder.comPlein Air Down Under Outdoor Painting FestivalMandurah & Pinjarra, Western Australia25 - 27 September 2021vimeo.com/557095755 ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact

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