Do you want to paint outdoors, show your work, and meet awesome people?

You can do all of this at Plein Air Down Under’s outdoor painting festival.

You don’t have to be a professional artist, but you might be inspired to become one!


presented by the City of Mandurah

The Youth Team and Artist Xanthe Turner will be at Plein Air Down Under on Saturday 24 September with a range of small canvases for you to try your hand at.

There will be tunes, giant games, a place to chill with bean bags, picnic blankets, merch, prizes to give away, and much more.

Youth Zone – Saturday 24 September, 9am to 3pm Western Foreshore, near the skate park.


Youth Artist Registration is only $10, and includes:
  • Outdoor painting all weekend, in Mandurah and Pinjarra.
  • Awards and prizes
  • Showing your paintings in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre.
  • Painting in the two-hour Quick Draw Painting Competition

Two Sections:
• Under 13
• 13 – 18 years

Awards & Prizes:

$150 Youth Award aged 13 – 18

$50 Youth Award under 13

$150 Quick Draw Youth Award aged 13 – 18

$50 Quick Draw Youth Award under 13

$150 Gillian-Kaye Peebles Youth Award for Excellence

When & Where:

  • Saturday 24 September: Western Foreshore, Kings Carnival
  • Sunday 25 September: Pinjarra Town Centre
  • Monday 26 September: around the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre