Festival Program and Activities

Workshops,  Paint Outs, Exhibition, Demonstrations, Artist Talks. This festival celebrates everything to do with outdoor painting.


1 – 30 September: Pop up promotional plein air exhibition, at Vivid Gallery.

6, 7 & 8 September:  World Wide Paint Out, Mandurah Foreshore.

Mid-September: A Judge’s Perspective talk by Gillian Peebles, at Vivid Gallery

Saturday 21 September: Half day Workshop for Youth, conducted by Leon Holmes

Festival Activities:

26 & 27 September: Two-day Oil Painting Workshop. Presented by Warwick Fuller

Friday 27 September:  Artist Meet and Greet, early evening event

Saturday 28 September:

Day: Artist Registration Breakfast, Painting demonstration by Leon Holmes, organised and free Paint Outs

Evening: Nocturnal Paint Out, Painting Demonstration by Warwick Fuller

Sunday 29 September:

Day: Organised Paint Out followed by free painting time around Mandurah

Evening: Painting critique and artist talks by Leon Homes and Warwick Fuller

Monday 30 September (long weekend)

Submit painting(s) for exhibition.  Each artist is eligible to submit one painting, and depending on space, another by invitation.

Quick Draw 2 hour painting competition, followed by judging, sales and prizes

Walk and Talk with Judge Gillian Peebles.

Post Festival

By demand: Full Day Portraiture Workshop with Leon Holmes.

Tuesday 1 October:

Paint with the Mandurah Plein Air Artists at their weekly Tuesday morning Paint Out

Cover image: Going Painting by Leon Holmes