PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER FESTIVAL PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

ARTISTS ORIENTATION, MEET AND GREET AND LEON HOLMES GALLERY VIEWING

Artists and partners are invited to attend this information event, which includes an exclusive viewing of the history of Leon’s work. Also exhibited is Leon’s personal collection of paintings collected from artists around the world.

Registrations essential
$10 includes a light supper

Friday 25 September at 6.30 pm in the gardens of the Leon Holmes Gallery.

Book Here

PRE-FESTIVAL   |   Thurs 24 Sept   |   Mandurah

  • Brendon Darby Workshop Day One

PRE-FESTIVAL   |   Fri 25 Sept   |   Mandurah  

  • Brendon Darby Workshop Day Two
  • Leon Holmes Workshop One Day
  • Cass Gartner Workshop One Day
  • Artist Meet and Greet/Orientation in the gardens of the Leon Holmes Gallery. Register Here

FESTIVAL DAY ONE   |   Sat 26 Sept   |   Mandurah Foreshore

Mandurah Terrace’s Eastern Foreshore, near TODS Cafe

  • Artist registration and board stamping at the Bendigo Bank Marquee, from 8am
  • Painting Demonstration by feature guest artist Cass Gartner, near TODS Café at 9am
  • Plein air painting around the CBD, foreshore and cultural precinct
  • Quick Draw Two Hour Painting Competition, starts at 2pm
  • Quick Draw judging, awards and sales, starts at 4.30 pm
  • Artists evening get together at Catch 22, Mandurah Ocean Marina

FESTIVAL DAY TWO   |   SUN 27 Sept   |   Pinjarra

Pinjarra’s Town Square, George Street near the suspension bridge

  • Board stamping at the Bendigo Bank Marquee, from 8am
  • Painting Demonstrations by feature guest artist Brendon Darby, near the Town Square at 9am
  • Plein air painting following the Pinjarra Heritage Trail Map
  • Outdoor exhibition, featuring Saturday’s paintings
  • Pinjarra judging day, awards and sales, starts at 4.00 pm
  • Artists evening get together at Catch 22, Mandurah Ocean Marina

FESTIVAL DAY THREE   |   MON 28 Sept   |   Doddies beach

Morning: Doddies Beach, Halls Head Parade

  • Board stamping at the Bendigo Bank Marquee, Doddies Beach, from 8am
  • Painting Demonstration by feature guest artist Leon Holmes, Doddies Beach at 9am
  • Plein air painting around Doddies Beach and Mary Street Lagoon

Afternoon from 1pm: Mandurah Terrace’s Eastern Foreshore, near TODS Café

  • Artists and supporters BYO picnic
  • On easel exhibition and sales, from 2 – 3 pm
  • Delivery of selected paintings to Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, from 1 – 5pm

POST FESTIVAL  |  Sat 3 & Sun 4 Oct   |   Casm Gallery

Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah

  • Judge’s Invitational Exhibition
  • Awards Presentations, 2pm Sunday 4 October
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