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Plein Air Down Under 2021

September 11 @ 9:00 AM - October 10 @ 4:00 PM
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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.

REGISTER TO PAINT AT PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER

Register now to paint at Plein Air Down Under’s outdoor painting festival.  Three days of painting, free demonstrations, over $8,000 in awards and prizes, multiple exhibitions, and much more!

Your Artist Registration includes:

  • Access to paint at all festival paint outs, 25 – 27 September
  • Eligibility for over $8,000 in awards and prize money
  • Exhibition and selling opportunities in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Registration for the festival’s Two-Hour Quick Draw Painting Competition

$60 Over 18

$10 aged 18 and under

Register here Plein Air Down Under –

FEATURE ARTIST EXHIBITION

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The Plein Air Down Under Feature Artist Exhibition presents plein air and studio works by internationally acclaimed artists Herman Pekel (Vic), Lyn Diefenbach (Qld), Leon Holmes (WA), Val Brooks (WA) and Sue Hibbert (WA).

HERMAN PEKEL is an artist of immense talent and insight, known internationally for his award-winning work in oil, watercolour and gouache.

LYN DIEFENBACH holds Eminent Pastellist status in the International Association of Pastel Societies and is a highly respected and sought-after tutor, regularly teaching internationally and across Australia.

LEON HOLMES, the co-founder of Plein Air Down Under, is an international award-winning Australian artist, regularly exhibiting and teaching internationally in the USA, Holland, the UK, Greece and Poland.

SUE HIBBERT is a multi-award winning watercolour artist from Perth. Published both internationally and nationally, Sue’s practice has been featured in six solo exhibitions in the last decade and 30 select and curated group show across Australia and in Italy. Her use of expressive washes of colour and calligraphic brushstrokes captures the flow of light and mood upon an object or landscape.

VAL BROOKS is an award-winning, inspired by the quality of light and colours in the Australian landscape, especially the movement and colours of the ocean.  She has been painting land and seascapes since 1991 and is well known for her expertise in the Pastel medium. She also enjoys travelling to Europe, capturing café scenes and familiar landmarks, en Plein air.

ALCOA MANDURAH ART GALLERY, inside the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

9 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah

EXHIBITION DATES: 11 September to 10 October

FEATURE ARTIST EXHIBITION OPENING & ARTIST TALK

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Come early, join in the free painting outside the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, attend the exhibition opening and listen to Feature Artist Leon Holmes talk about his artwork.

ALCOA MANDURAH ART GALLERY, inside the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

9 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah

OPENING EVENT: Saturday 11 September at 2.30 pm, following the World-Wide Paint Out

WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT

Outdoor painters are invited to paint in Mandurah on 11 and 12 September as part of the 19th International Plein Air Painters Worldwide Paint Out.

Artists of all skill levels and mediums are invited to take part in this free event, which runs from 10 am till 2 pm each day.  Bring your paints and materials and join in the fun.

MANDJAR SQUARE, outside the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

9 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah

Read more: World Wide Paint Out Mandurah | Facebook

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!

YOUTH CATEGORIES

  •  Under 13
  • 13 – 18 years

YOUTH REGISTRATION OF $10 INCLUDES:

  • Outdoor painting 25 – 27 September, 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

Youth Registration Here

PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER MASTERCLASS UPDATE

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PASTELS WITH LYN DIEFENBACH  4 PLACES LEFT

23 & 24 September: en plein air and studio

OIL PAINTING WITH LEON HOLMES SOLD OUT

23 & 24 September: en plein air

TWO DAY STUDIO OIL PAINTING WITH LEON HOLMES 3 PLACES LEFT

28 & 29 September: studio

TWO DAY WATERCOLOURS WITH SUE HIBBERT 3 PLACES LEFT

 NOTE:  Please refer to the updated Masterclass situation, depending on WA border closures.

Details

Start
September 11 @ 9:00 AM
End
October 10 @ 4:00 PM
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Further information
https://www.facebook.com/pleinairdownunder/

Venue

Venue
Mandurah

Venue

Venue
Mandurah

Organiser

Organizer Name
Mandurah Plein Air Artists (Inc)
Phone
0414 441 761
Email
pleinairdownunder@gmail.com
Website
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