Plein Air Palm Beach Shares Call For “Plein Air Fun Fest”. Early Application Deadline Is December 18th.

Old School Square in Downtown Delray Beach is hosting a “Plein Air Fun Fest” on February 19th and 20th, 2016.  Artists are invited to apply, with an EARLY DEADLINE of December 18th.  The LATE DEADLINE is January 15, 2016.  This is the second year that Delray Beach has hosted a Plein Air Festival and more artists are already getting involved.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges you to apply and participate and reminds you that there are cash prizes !  Kudos to Plein Air Palm Beach ! Art lovers are welcome to watch as these artists create, so Mark Your Calendars!! 










Old School Square in Downtown Delray Beach is hosting a “Plein Fun Fest” on Feb 19, and 20, 2016. Artists are asked to look up the prospectus at



Call for Artists:

The cut off for early application is December 18, 2015

Late application is January 15,2016



Friday: Paint-Out & Critique – Feb. 19th, 2016


  • For those Artists who want to join in the FUN but not interested in competition.


  • There is a charge of $20 which includes a hospitality suite.



  • Because of the popularity of PAPB’s 1st & 3rd Tuesday paint-outs with critique that is run by Manny Jomok it was decided to make it part of Plein Fun Fest.


  • Registered Artists  will meet at Delray Centre for the Arts at 9 AM and decide where to paint.


  • Critique leaders will be available to offer assistance to those who are new to plein air.


  • This Plein Air Paint-out allows artists the opportunity to enjoy not only painting but sharing their creativity with the public.


  • To the viewers, this art form can be very exciting it invites them into the creative process: the sight, sound, and smell of the artists’ world.


  • One of the best parts of plein air painting is the congeniality of artists.


  • At 12 PM all will meet again at Delray Centre for the Arts for an Artist Hospitality Suite.


  • From there we will break into groups of no more than 10 for a shared art critique.



Saturday: Plein Air Competition – Feb. 20, 2016





Up to 50 artists will be selected to compete in this event that will take place in Delray Beach, FL on Saturday, February 20, 2016.


  • $40 includes all the weekend activities.


  • Awards ceremony and reception Feb. 20 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.


  • Cash awards will be given as follows: 1st Place $1000, 2nd Place $500; 3rd Place $250; Judges’ Recognition and Honourable Mention.


  • Sales of paintings resulting from this exhibition are subject to a 30% commission.


  • Deadline for early entries is on Dec 18 2015, Late deadline (late fee applies) is Jan 15th, 2016.


  • Notification of Jury Results is on or before Jan 31 2016.


  • Show date on Feb 20 2016.


Below are some of the winners from last year’s plein air competition:

PleinAirDelraydagmar Plein Air painting by Dagmar

PleinAirDelraychris-kling Plein Air Painting by Chris Kling

For  more information about Plein Air Palm Beach



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