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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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Well this is pretty exciting!Plein Air Down Under has received Lotterywest funding for this year's festival, and look what we have in store for you....Six award winning artists will each be demonstrating in their chosen medium; free for everyone to watch.Stay tuned for more info on each of these special Guest Artists.#visitmandurah #westernaustralia #shireofmurray #pinjarra_art_hub #pleinairpainting ... See MoreSee Less
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QUICK DRAW TWO HOUR PAINTING COMPETITIONIf you don't have time to commit to the full festival weekend, this is for you!The Quick Draw is a fun, high energy painting and drawing event for all ages and levels of creativity.You have two hours to complete your work, which will then be judged and presented for sale to the general public.Full details here:pleinairdownunder.com/quick-draw/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Wearable art in the landscape, now THAT'S different!We know how much you love a challenge in the Two Hour Quick Draw Painting Competition. Situated - oh so beautifully - in the landscape will be Kiana and Tyler, in magnificent wearable art. Ready for you to paint.Check out the Quick Draw here: pleinairdownunder.com/quick-draw/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you still need to register to paint at Plein Air Down Under?Today is the final day for Early Bird discounted registrations.Still not sure? Check our list of festival activities to help you decide.... pleinairdownunder.com/program-at-a-glance/ ... See MoreSee Less
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We are loving these "speed up" demos by Nina Volk.Watch and enjoy.#ninavolk ... 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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